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List of bilateral free trade agreements

This is list of free trade agreements between two sides, where each side could be a country (or other customs territory), a trade bloc or an informal group of countries.

Every customs union, trade common market, economic union, customs and monetary union and economic and monetary union has also a free trade area.

Operating agreements

List of agreements between two states, two blocs or a bloc and a state.

  • ASEAN has bilateral agreements with the following countries and blocs:
ASEAN Free trade agreements
  People's Republic of China
  Current FTA's
  Proposed Bilateral/Multilateral FTA's
  • Costa Rica has bilateral agreements with the following countries and blocs and took effect on (see date):
Costa Rica Free Trade Agreements
  Costa Rica
  Current FTA's
  Signed but not ratified Bilateral/Multilateral FTA's
  • EFTA[3] has bilateral agreements with the following countries – including dependent territories – and blocs:
EFTA Free trade agreements
EU Free trade agreements
  • India has bilateral agreements with the following countries and blocs:
  Current Bilateral/Multilateral FTA's
  Proposed/Suspended Bilateral/Multilateral FTA's
  • Iran has a bilateral agreement with the following country:
Mexico free trade agreements
  • Free Trade Agreements
    • Chile-Mexico Free Trade Agreement
    • Colombia-Mexico Free Trade Agreement
    • Costa Rica-Mexico Free Trade Agreement
    • EFTA-Mexico Free Trade Agreement: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland
    • European Union (EU)-Mexico Economic Partnership:
  • Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • Israel-Mexico Free Trade Agreement
    • Japan-Mexico Economic Association Agreement
    • (NAFTA) North American Free Trade Agreement: Canada, United States
    • Nicaragua-Mexico Free Trade Agreement
    • Northern Triangle)-Mexico: El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala
    • Panama
    • Uruguay-Mexico Free Trade Agreement
  • Framework Agreements
    • MERCOSUR-Mexico Economic Association: Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Venezuela
  • Partial Preferential Agreements
    • Argentina
    • Brazil
    • Ecuador
    • Paraguay
    • Panama
    • Peru

Deals not ratified

  • Switzerland has bilateral agreements with the following countries and blocs:[15]
    • Albania (Signed: 17.12.2009: Entry into force: 01.11.2010)
    • Canada (Entry into force 01.07.2009)
    • Chile (Entry into force: 01.12.2004)
    • Colombia (Signed: 25.11.2008. Entry into force: 01.07.2011)
    • Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) (Signed: 22.06.2009 Entry into force expected 2nd semester 2012)
    • Egypt (Entry into force: 01.09.2008)
    • European Community (EC) (Entry into force: 01.01.1973; bilateral CH-EC)
    • EFTA-Convention (Entry into force: 03.05.1960)
    • Faeroe Islands (Entry into force: 01.03.1995; bilateral CH-Faeroe)
    • Israel (Entry into force: 01.07.1993)
    • Japan (Entry into force: 01.09.2009. Bilateral CH-Japan)
    • Jordan (Entry into force: 01.09.2002)
    • Republic of Korea (Entry into force: 01.09.2006)
    • Lebanon (Entry into force: 01.01.2007)
    • Macedonia (Entry into force: 01.05.2002)
    • Mexico (Entry into force: 01.07.2001)
    • Morocco (Entry into force: 01.12.1999)
    • Palestinian Authority (Entry into force: 01.07.1999)
    • Peru (Signed: 24.06.2010 (EFTA) and 14.07.2010 (Peru). Entry into force on 01.07.2011)
    • Serbia (Signed: 17.12.2009: Entry into force: 01.10.2010)
    • Singapore (Entry into force: 01.01.2003)
    • SACU (Entry into force: 01.05.2008)
    • Tunisia (Entry into force: 01.06.2006)
    • Turkey (Entry into force: 01.04.1992)
    • Ukraine (Signed 24.06.2010. Entry into force expected 01.06.2012)
  The United States
  FTA in force
  FTA signed, awaiting ratification
Agreement Country Country Date
Armenia-Kazakhstan free trade agreement Armenia Kazakhstan December 25, 2001
Armenia-Kyrgyzstan free trade agreement Armenia Kyrgyzstan October 27, 1995
Armenia-Moldova free trade agreement Armenia Moldova December 21, 1995
Armenia-Turkmenistan free trade agreement Armenia Turkmenistan July 7, 1996
ASEAN–China Free Trade Area Association of Southeast Asian Nations People's Republic of China January 1, 2010[19][20]
Closer Economic Relations Australia New Zealand
Australia-Chile Free Trade Agreement Australia Chile
Australia-Singapore free trade agreement Australia Singapore
Australia-Thailand free trade agreement Australia Thailand
Australia – United States Free Trade Agreement Australia United States 2004
Canada–Chile Free Trade Agreement Canada Chile
Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement Canada Colombia August 15, 2011[21]
Canada – Costa Rica Free Trade Agreement Canada Costa Rica
Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement Canada Israel
Canada-Peru free trade agreement Canada Peru
Chile-El Salvador free trade agreement Chile El Salvador June 3, 2002
Chile-El Salvador free trade agreement Chile Costa Rica
Chile-Costa Rica free trade agreement Chile Costa Rica
Chile-Mexico Free Trade Agreement Chile Mexico
Thailand-Chile Free Trade Agreement Chile Thailand 2013 [18]
Chile-Japan free trade agreement Chile Japan September 3, 2007
Chile-South Korea free trade agreement Chile South Korea April 1, 2004
China-Chile free trade agreement Chile People's Republic of China October 1, 2006[22]
China–Peru Free Trade Agreement People's Republic of China Peru
China–Pakistan Free Trade Agreement People's Republic of China Pakistan
China-Thailand free trade agreement People's Republic of China Thailand
Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement People's Republic of China Hong Kong
Mainland and Macau Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement People's Republic of China Macau
China-Singapore free trade agreement People's Republic of China Singapore
Chile-Panama free trade agreement Chile Panama March 7, 2008
Egypt-Turkey free trade agreement Egypt Turkey
European Free Trade Association-Chile free trade agreement European Free Trade Association Chile December 1, 2004
European Free Trade Association-Canada free trade agreement European Free Trade Association Canada
European Free Trade Association-Israel free trade agreement European Free Trade Association Israel
European Free Trade Association-Turkey free trade agreement European Free Trade Association Turkey
European Union-Canada free trade agreement European Union Canada
European Union-Chile free trade agreement European Union Chile
Israel-Turkey free trade agreement Israel Turkey
Morocco-Turkey free trade agreement Morocco Turkey
New Zealand – China Free Trade Agreement New Zealand People's Republic of China
Russia-Armenia free trade agreement Russia Armenia March 25, 2003
Serbia - EU Free Trade Agreement (SAA) Serbia EU 2008
Serbia - EFTA Free Trade Agreement Serbia EFTA 2009
Serbia - CEFTA Free Trade Agreement Serbia CEFTA 2007
Serbia - Russia Free Trade Agreement Serbia Russia 2000
Serbia - Belarus Free Trade Agreement Serbia Belarus 2009
Serbia - Turkey Free Trade Agreement Serbia Turkey 2009
Serbia - Kazakhstan Free Trade Agreement Serbia Kazakhstan 2010
Turkey-Bosnia and Herzegovina free trade agreement Turkey Bosnia and Herzegovina
Turkey-Macedonia free trade agreement Turkey Macedonia
Turkey-Palestinian Authority free trade agreement Turkey Palestinian Authority
Turkey-Tunisia free trade agreement Turkey Tunisia
Ukraine-Armenia free trade agreement Ukraine Armenia
United States-Israel Free Trade Agreement United States Israel 1985
United States-Jordan Free Trade Agreement United States Jordan 2001
United States-Chile Free Trade Agreement United States Chile 2004
United States-Singapore Free Trade Agreement United States Singapore 2004
United States-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement United States Bahrain 2006
United States-Morocco Free Trade Agreement United States Morocco 2006
United States-Oman Free Trade Agreement United States Oman 2006
United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement United States Peru 2007
Japan-Vietnam free trade agreement Japan Vietnam

Signed agreements

Agreements that have been negotiations and signed by the respective head of states but not yet ratified by the countries legislative body.
Agreement Country Country Date
Chile-Peru free trade agreement Chile Peru August 22, 2006
Chile-Colombia free trade agreement Chile Colombia November 27, 2006
Chile-Honduras free trade agreement Chile Honduras
European Union-Korea Free Trade Agreement European Union South Korea October 15, 2009
Economic Partnership Agreement European Union Caribbean Community November 1, 2008[23]
Malaysia-New Zealand free trade agreement[24] Malaysia New Zealand October 26, 2009
Republic of Korea-United States Free Trade Agreement South Korea United States June 30, 2007

Proposed bilateral agreements

List of agreements in negotiation. Agreements that are so far only discussed without any formal action by the parties involved are not listed.

  • Japan
    • Gulf Cooperation Council
    • India (1st round of talks were held in New Delhi, and the 2nd round of talks are scheduled for Tokyo in April)[9]
    • Australia (Conducting feasibility study as of 19 September 2006).
    • New Zealand - (Conducting feasibility study as of 14 May 2008)
  • Serbia is negotiating bilateral free trade agreements with the following countries and blocs:
  • South Korea (Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Minister for Trade - Free Trade Agreement Department) is negotiating or is planning bilateral agreements with the following countries and blocs:
  • Switzerland is negotiating or is planning bilateral agreements with the following countries and blocs:[15]
    • Russia (Negotiations in preparation 2010)
    • Algeria (In negotiations 2010)
    • People's Republic of China (Joint Feasibility Study, Bilateral Switzerland-China 2010)
    • Thailand (In negotiations 2010)
    • Hong Kong (In negotiations 2010)
    • Vietnam (Joint feasibility study 2010)
    • USA (Bilateral US-Swiss Trade and Investment Cooperation Forum 2010)
    • India (In negotiations 2010)
    • Indonesia (Official Launch of negotiations: 07.07.2010)

Defunct bilateral agreements

See also


  1. ^ "Entry into Force of the Japan-ASEAN Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement". Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan. 2008-12-01. 
  2. ^
  3. ^ efta-secretariat —
  4. ^ [11]
  5. ^ Since 05/01/2008. WT/REG256/N/1
  6. ^ EU FTAs
  7. ^ a b "^ EU, Singapore ink free trade agreement". 19 December 2013. Retrieved 17 January 2013. 
  8. ^ EU OCTs constitute separate customs territories. EU-OCT FTA regime is implemented as envisioned in part 4 of the Treaty of Rome and contains partial common market elements. Revision 01/01/1971 WT/REG106/R/B/3
  9. ^ India, ASEAN conclude free trade agreement
  10. ^ India, EU trade pact next spring, Economic Times, December 2010.
  11. ^ FTA: India and Lanka
  12. ^ India-Thailand Free Trade Agreement
  13. ^ Japan and India sign free-trade deal after sales slide
  15. ^ a b c List of Free Trade Agreements of Switzerland PDF
  16. ^ [12], accessed July 9, 2008
  17. ^ "Malaysia-Australia trade set to take off". 2013-02-23. Retrieved 2013-02-24. 
  18. ^ a b "Chile seeks investment in Thailand". 2013-02-27. Retrieved 2013-04-04. 
  19. ^ "China-Asean Trade Deal Begins Today".  
  20. ^ Chan, Fiona (31 December 2009). "Asean-China FTA to kick off".  
  21. ^ "Colombia/Canada launch FTA promoting agro-trade and mining investment". 18 August 2011. Retrieved 18 August 2011. 
  22. ^ [13]
  23. ^ Signed 11/01/2008, not yet ratified by all signatories WT/REG255/N/1/Rev.1
  24. ^ Porter, Barry; Manirajan Ramasamy (26 October 2009). "Malaysia, New Zealand Sign Free Trade Agreement to Bolster Ties". Bloomberg News. Retrieved 2009-11-05. 
  25. ^ "EU approves free-trade talks with Canada". The Globe and Mail (Toronto). Archived from the original on 2009-04-30. Retrieved 12 August 2013. 
  26. ^ a b India, Chile discuss free trade pact
  27. ^ "Australia-China Free Trade Agreement". 
  28. ^ a b Kerr, Peter (2009-11-03). "Gulf states to sign free-trade agreement with NZ". Business Wire. Retrieved 2009-11-03. 
  29. ^ Australia and India Agree Terms for Free Trade Agreement Feasibility Study
  30. ^ "NZ-India trade doors could open".  
  31. ^ [14]

External links

  • - "Everything that's not happening at the WTO"
  • FTAs submitted to the WTO
  • China FTA Network
  • India's FTAs
  • Americas FTAs
  • World Bank FTA database
  • EU FTAs
  • EU-ACP countries Economic Partnership Agreements (EPA) Negotiations: Where do we stand?
  • Singapore official FTA site
  • EFTA official site
  • Australia official FTA site
  •'s Pros & Cons of U.S. Free Trade Agreements
  • Bilateral and Regional Trade Agreements Notified to the WTO: developed by and Bryan Mercurio
  • U.S. bilateral trade agreements, from the Office of the United States Trade Representative
  •, an activist group that works to oppose bilateral arrangements "that are opening countries to the deepest forms of penetration by transnational corporations"
  • "Rise in Bilateral Free Trade Agreements." Council on Foreign Relations Backgrounder, June 13, 2006
  • Switzerland official FTA site
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