free trade agreement

An agreement between countries of a particular region to allow certain goods and services to be traded among them without tariffs, quotas, or other restrictions.

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  • free trade agreement — An agreement between two or more nations, states, or other geographic units that requires each member to allow other members to sell specified goods freely within its territory, without imposing tariffs or duties. See also NAFTA The Essential Law …   Law dictionary

  • Free Trade Agreement — Ein Free Trade Agreement (FTA) ist ein Freihandelsabkommen, welches zwischen mindestens zwei Staaten geschlossen wird und Handelsbarrieren wie Zölle, Export /Importbeschränkungen und dergleichen abbauen soll. Folgende Abkommen führen diese… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • free trade agreement — An agreement to abolish tariffs between two or more countries. Notable examples are the agreement to set up the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) in 1960 and the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), concluded in 1994 between the USA …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • Free Trade Agreement — See North American Free Trade Agreement Canada U.S. Free Trade Agreement …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Free Trade Agreement of the Americas — (FTAA) An effort to unite the economies of the Western Hemisphere into a single free trade arrangement. The Heads of State of the 34 democracies in the region agreed to construct a Free Trade Area of the Americas and to complete negotiations for… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • United States–Colombia Free Trade Agreement — The United States Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (CTPA) (Tratado de Libre Comercio entre Colombia y Estados Unidos (TLC)), is a bilateral free trade agreement between the United States and Colombia. Sometimes called the Colombia Free Trade… …   Wikipedia

  • North American Free Trade Agreement — NAFTA redirects here. For other uses of the acronym, see Nafta (disambiguation). North American Free Trade Agreement Tratado de Libre Comercio de América del Norte (Spanish) Accord de Libre échange Nord Américain (French) …   Wikipedia

  • Dominican Republic – Central America Free Trade Agreement — Note: Within this article, CAFTA refers to the agreement as it stood before January 2004, and DR CAFTA is used after that. The Dominican Republic ndash; Central America Free Trade Agreement, commonly called DR CAFTA, is a free trade agreement… …   Wikipedia

  • Australia-United States Free Trade Agreement — The Australia United States Free Trade Agreement (AUSFTA) is a preferential trade agreement between Australia and the United States modelled on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The FTA was signed on 18 May 2004, ratified by the… …   Wikipedia

  • Chile–United States Free Trade Agreement — United States – Chile relations United States …   Wikipedia

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