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The European Free Trade Association

Published Friday, February 2, 2018

On 8 February 2018, there will be a Westminster Hall debate at 9:30am on the European Free Trade Association. The debate is sponsored by Stephen Hammond MP.

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The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) is an intergovernmental group of countries that seeks to promote free trade and economic integration between its members.

EFTA has four members: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are also members of the European Economic Area (EEA), along with all members of the European Union.

Switzerland is unique because it is a member of the EFTA but not a member of the EEA.

 

Commons Debate packs CDP-2018-0031

Authors: Matthew Ward; Chris Rhodes; Vaughne Miller; Melanie Gower

Topics: EU budget, EU external relations, Immigration, International economic relations, International trade

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