EFTA and Turkey Expanded Free Trade Agreement

27 years after signing EFTA’s oldest existing free trade agreement, the EFTA countries and Turkey signed modernized​ and expanded Agreement in Sauðárkrókur, Iceland, to update and reinforce trade relations. The Agreement has been comprehensively updated.

The existing EFTA-Turkey FTA, which entered into force for all Parties on 1 April 1992, mainly includes provisions relating to the elimination of customs duties and other trade barriers for trade in goods, rules of origin, protection of intellectual property rights, as well as general provisions on competition and government procurement.