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This is a list of multilateral free-trade agreements, between several countries all treated equally. For agreements between two countries, between a bloc and a country, or between two blocs, see "list of bilateral free-trade agreements; these are not listed below.

Every "customs union, "common market, "economic union, "customs and monetary union and "economic and monetary union is also a "free-trade area; these are listed on these separate articles and are not included below.

For a general explanation, see "free-trade area.


"World Trade Organization agreements[edit]

WTO accession progress:
  Members (including dual-representation with the European Union)
  Draft Working Party Report or Factual Summary adopted
  Goods and/or Services offers submitted
  Memorandum on Foreign Trade Regime (FTR) submitted
  Observer, negotiations to start later or no Memorandum on FTR submitted
  Frozen procedures or no negotiations in the last 3 years
  No official interaction with the WTO

Operating agreements[edit]

Stages of "economic integration around the World (each country colored according to the most integrated form that it participates with):
  "Economic and monetary union ("CSME/"EC$, "EU/", Switzerland–Liechtenstein/"CHF)
  "Common market ("EEA–Switzerland, "ASEAN)
  "Customs union ("CAN, "EAC, "EUCU, "SACU)

Pending ratification[edit]

Proposed agreements[edit]

Agreements no longer active[edit]

See also[edit]

For an interactive list of bilateral and multilateral free trade instruments see the TREND-Analytics website.[18]


  1. ^ "Arrangement regarding Bovine Meat" (PDF). www.wto.org. World Trade Organisation. Retrieved 29 April 2017. 
  2. ^ Guide to the agreement establishing the ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Area (AANZFTA)
  3. ^ Last revision from 05/01/2007. |WT/REG233/N/1/Rev.1 Archived 27 March 2009 at the "Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ WT/REG82/N/1
  5. ^ Greater Arab Free Trade Area (GAFTA); Revision 01/01/1998 WT/REG223/N/1 Archived 27 March 2009 at the "Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ Since 01/01/1994 WT/REG4/W/1 Archived 12 January 2012 at the "Wayback Machine.
  7. ^ Since 04/05/2011
  8. ^ ASEAN plus 6 agree to start RCEP talks
  9. ^ Since 12/07/1995 WT/COMTD/N/26 Archived 18 March 2009 at the "Wayback Machine.
  10. ^ Loes Witschge (20 Mar 2018). "African Continental Free Trade Area: What you need to know". Al Jazeera. 
  11. ^ Agreement adopted in 07/24/1993, but not yet implemented. WT/COMTD/N/21 Archived 27 March 2009 at the "Wayback Machine.
  12. ^ Free Trade Zone in GUAM Area
  13. ^ Signed, but not yet implemented. After entry into force, countries commit to remove tariffs on most goods by 2021.
  14. ^ Central Asian powers agree to pursue free-trade zone
  15. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 9 March 2012. Retrieved 17 May 2011. 
  16. ^ "Agreement establishing the Association of Iron Ore Exporting Countries (APEF) ATS 37 of 1975 ". Australasian Legal Information Institute, Australian Treaties Library. Retrieved on 15 April 2017.
  17. ^ "Agreement establishing the International Bauxite Association (IBA) ATS 38 of 1975 ". Australasian Legal Information Institute, Australian Treaties Library. Retrieved on 15 April 2017.
  18. ^ http://klimalog.die-gdi.de/trend/index.html

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