EFTA and Malaysia sign Joint Declaration on Cooperation
The four EFTA States (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland) and Malaysia signed a Joint Declaration on Cooperation on 20 July 2010 in Geneva. Through the Declaration, both sides commit to further enhancing their bilateral economic relations and negotiations on an 'Economic Partnership Agreement' were launched in November 2012. EFTA has established one of the most extensive networks of preferential trade relations world-wide. Its network of Free Trade Agreements currently extends to 31 countries and territories. With several partners, free trade negotiations are currently under way.