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Senate approves PH deal with European Free Trade Association states

Mar 05, 2018 - 6:25 PM

Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Iceland, and Norway will accord duty-free market access to all industrial and fishery products from the Philippines

PH, European negotiators narrow gap in free trade talks

Dec 07, 2015 - 5:59 PM

The Philippines and the European Free Trade Association eye another meeting in early 2016 on the planned free trade agreement

NEGOTIATIONS. Undersecretary Adrian S. Cristobal Jr. (left), spokesperson for the Philippines and Ambassador Didier Chambovey, spokesperson for European Free Trade Association meet for a fourth round of negotiations in Geneva, Switzerland in November. Photo from EFTA website

PH wants agri products included in European free trade pact

Jul 19, 2015 - 9:59 PM

Despite European Free Trade Association s small size the Philippines is expected to benefit from direct investments by its rich member states

PH signs joint declaration on cooperation with EFTA

Jul 02, 2014 - 2:07 PM

The country is expected to benefit from the strong industries of European Free Trade Association member states the Philippine trade secretary says

SIGNED. Following the ministerial meeting at the Westman Islands, a Joint Declaration on Cooperation was signed between EFTA and the Philippines in Eldheimar Museum, which exhibits the effects the volcanic eruptions on the main island in 1973. From left: Monica Mæland, Minister of Trade and Industry, Norway; Kristinn Árnason, Secretary-General, EFTA; Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson, Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Iceland; Gregory L. Domingo, Trade and Industry Secretary, Philippines; Johann N. Schneider-Ammann, Federal Councilor, Head of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research, Switzerland; and Norbert Frick, Ambassador, Permanent Representative Permanent Mission in Geneva. Photo from the EFTA website