European Free Trade Association - members of EFTA are: Iceland; Norway; Liechtenstein and Switzerland. HM Customs & Revenue Glossary

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EFTA EFTA [ˈeftə]

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   The European Free Trade Association has its headquarters in Geneva and comprises Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and Liechtenstein. It promotes free trade within its members' borders and has a customs union with the European Union.
   ■ www.efta.int
   ► See also EU.

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ABBREVIATION for European Free Trade Association: an organization that includes the governments of Iceland, Norway, Switzerland, and Liechtenstein, and whose purpose is to encourage those countries' trade: »

Scottish exports to the European Union account for 58% of total exports and EFTA for 12% of the total.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • EFTA — abbreviation for European Free Trade Association. See European Economic Area. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001. EFTA …   Law dictionary

  • EFTA — sigla ES ingl. European Free Trade Association, associazione europea di libero scambio …   Dizionario italiano

  • EFTA — 〈Abk. für engl.〉 European Free Trade Association, Europäische Freihandelszone …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • EFTA — die; Kurzw. aus engl. European Free Trade Association> Europäische Freihandelsassoziation (Freihandelszone) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • EFTA — [ eftə ] the European Free Trade Association: an organization of European countries that have a special trade relationship with the European Union but are not members of it …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • EFTA — (European Free Trade Association) organization of several European nations that was founded in 1960 in order to encourage free trading between member nations and later (in 1994) to promote a common economy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • EFTA — DEFINICIJA krat. Europsko udruženje za slobodnu trgovinu ETIMOLOGIJA engl. European Free Trade Association …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • efta — *efta germ., Adverb: Verweis: s. *eft *efþan *efþan germ., Konjunktion: nhd. oder; ne. or; Rekontruktionsbasis: ae.?, afries., anfrk., as …   Germanisches Wörterbuch

  • EFTA — abbrev. European Free Trade Association …   English World dictionary

  • EFTA — Abk. für European Free Trade Association, Europäische Freihandelsassoziation. 1. Charakterisierung: ⇡ Freihandelszone. Das am 4.1.1960 unterzeichnete „Übereinkommen zur Errichtung der Europäischen Freihandels Assoziation“ (sog. ⇡ Stockholmer… …   Lexikon der Economics

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