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European Free Trade Assoc.-Singapore Free Trade Agreement
Area of Cooperation
Goods, Services, Government Procurement, Investment, Competition Policy, Intellectual Property, Dispute Settlement
January 1, 2002
In Force Date
December 31, 1969
In force since 2003, the Free Trade Agreement between the EFTA States and Singapore encompasses trade in goods, services and investments. EFTA's agreement with Singapore is the most substantive agreement regarding services that EFTA has entered. The agreement allows for both foreign and domestic investments. A joint committee oversees the Agreement.
i. Country - Bloc
|Rules of Origin|
i. Change in tariff classification not considered
ii. Value added, 50% for some products
iii. Some products have to go through a specific process to be considered originating
i. Anti - Dumping: Not allowed, should be solved through consultation.
ii. Countervailing Duties: n.a.
iii. Safeguards: For one year only, extendable to 3.