List of multilateral free-trade agreements

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

World Trade Organization negotiations
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

Economic integration stages (World)
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)

Pending ratification

Proposed agreements

Agreements no longer active

Agreements signed but never in effect

See also

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


  1. ^ "Arrangement regarding Bovine Meat" (PDF). 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. ^ Since 12/07/1995 WT/COMTD/N/26 Archived 18 March 2009 at the Wayback Machine.
  9. ^ Loes Witschge (20 Mar 2018). "African Continental Free Trade Area: What you need to know". Al Jazeera.
  10. ^ Agreement adopted in 07/24/1993, but not yet implemented. WT/COMTD/N/21 Archived 27 March 2009 at the Wayback Machine.
  11. ^ Free Trade Zone in GUAM Area
  12. ^ Signed, but not yet implemented. After entry into force, countries commit to remove tariffs on most goods by 2021.
  13. ^ ASEAN plus 6 agree to start RCEP talks
  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. ^

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