Note: any customs union, common market, economic union, customs and monetary union, economic and monetary union is also a free trade area. Browse online Documents General documents related to regional trade agreements are coded WT/REG/*. As part of the Doha Trade Negotiation Mandate, they use TN/RL/* (* accepting additional values). These links open a new window: leave a moment before the results are displayed. An interactive list of bilateral and multilateral free trade instruments is available on trend analytics. In addition to trade in goods, other aspects, often addressed in new agreements, are the protection of intellectual property rights, trade in services, investment, government procurement and technical regulations. These are the so-called “second-generation agreements.” Content of the agreements The essential element of each agreement is trade in goods (including the reduction of tariffs and other trade restrictions). These rules govern trade in industrial products (HS Chapter 25-97), fish and processed agricultural products. Trade in unprocessed agricultural products tends to be governed by separate bilateral agricultural agreements.

EFTA[17] has concluded bilateral agreements with the following countries – including dependent territories – and blocs: Turkey has bilateral and multilateral agreements: the objective of preferential origin is to release goods duty-free or subject them to reduced tariffs when exported to a free trade agreement. This is documented by a movement certificate or a country of origin declaration on invoice. Compliance with the non-preferential rules of the country of origin does not exempt goods from customs duties when they are imported into a third country – these rules of the country of origin apply only if the country of destination requires a certificate of origin for importation. This should not be confused with the issue of Swissness (“Made in Switzerland”) which is subject to another set of rules. An approved exporter may, in all agreements, make country of origin declarations on invoice, regardless of the value of the consignment. . . .