North Macedonia Free Trade Agreements

The agreement provides for effective access to the industrial market in the form of tariffs and rules of origin, which will create EFTA and European parity for EFTA exports to Macedonia. All industrial products originating in EFTA states now have duty-free access to Macedonia (Article 4 and Appendix III). Council decision of 12 June 2006 on the signing and conclusion of the interim agreement on accompanying measures between the European Community, on the one hand, and the Republic of Albania, on the agreement between the European Community and Australia on the wine trade (30.1.2009) on the conclusion of an additional protocol to the adaptation of the accompanying aspects of the interim agreement between the European Community, part of the party and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, on the other hand, to take into account the outcome of negotiations between the parties on reciprocal preferential concessions for certain wines, mutual recognition, protection and control of wine names and mutual recognition. , the protection and control of the denominations of spirit and flavoured beverages (list of wine names under consideration for mutual recognition) Decision of the Council of 14 For EFTA-Macedonia trade statistics, see EFTA Trade Statistics Tool The agreement covers trade in all fish stocks and other seafood (Articles 2 and II) for EFTA-Macedonia trade statistics. EFTA states grant duty-free access to imports of all Macedonian fisheries products, while Macedonia`s remaining tariffs on certain fisheries products have been reduced to zero. These agreements grant duty-free access to more than 650 million consumers in Northern Macedonia. Northern Macedonia has also been a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) since 2003. Intellectual property protection provisions (Article 16 and Appendix V) include, among other things, patents, trademarks, copyrights and geographical indications. Agreement between the European Community and the Republic of Moldova on reciprocal preferential trade concessions for certain wines (JO L 347 of 31.12.2006, p. 1). Jo L 260 of 30.8.2014 – Council entry into force on 1 September 2014 Council decision of 28 November 2008 on the conclusion of the agreement between the European Community and Australia on wine trade on the objectives of the agreement (Article 1) is to promote the harmonious development of economic relations between the contracting parties through the extension of mutual trade.

The agreement contains provisions relating to the elimination of tariffs and other trade barriers, as well as other trade-related disciplines, such as competition rules, intellectual property protection, public procurement, state monopolies, state aid, payments and transfers. The agreement provides for the establishment of a joint committee to monitor the agreement. See Protocol 6 on reciprocal preferential concessions for certain wines, mutual recognition, protection and control of wines, spirits and flavoured wine denominations (page 662) of the interim agreement on accompanying measures between the European Community and Bosnia and Herzegovina, on the other hand, trade in agricultural products is covered by three bilateral agricultural agreements between the State of EFTA (Iceland, Norway and Switzerland/Liechtenstein) and Macedonia. Agreement between the European Community and the Swiss Confederation on agricultural trade . Association agreement between the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community and their Member States, on the one hand, and Georgia on the other (OJ L 347 of 31.12.2006, p. 1). Council decision of 27 May 1997 on the conclusion of an agreement between the European Community and the Mexican United States on the mutual recognition and protection of the denominations of spirit drinks.