Fact sheets, Vietnamese trade in your city, texts of agreements, export hisions Types of accumulation: bilateral accumulation: only with primary subjects of the two free trade partners (bilateral) (for example. B, Switzerland-Japan or AELE-COLOMBIA). Diagonal accumulation: possible with primary subjects of several free trade partners, as all apply the same country of origin rules (e.g.B. EU-EFTA-Turkey). Cumulative euro-med: this is also possible with primary materials from Mediterranean countries, since all the free trade partners concerned apply the same country of origin rules and there are agreements between them. Participating countries: Egypt, Algeria, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia, the West Bank and Gaza Strip, as well as the Faroe Islands. Effective 1 January 2012, the countries of the Western Balkans were also admitted to the Euro-med cumulative zone: Albania, Croatia, Macedonia and Serbia. Cumulative with the EU is not yet possible and does not apply to agricultural products mentioned in Chapters 1 to 24. Pan-European accumulation: with primary materials from EFTA, the EU or Turkey.
Full accumulation: the appropriate treatment must not take place on the customs territory of a single country, but can be carried out throughout the territory of a free trade agreement. Full accumulation is only provided for under the AELE-Tunisia free trade agreement. The export or export administrators concerned must at least be familiar with the fundamental principles underlying the application of free trade agreements and know the applicable rules. More information on country of origin rules and country of origin products is available in the country of origin. Brexit: British trade «difficult if the Irish border is unresolved» The following treatment is minimal (not definitive): assembly of packing units, washing, cleaning, ironing, painting, polishing, mussels, sugar dyeing, sanding, seven, sorting, filling, printing, simple mixing, slaughtering of animals. Products from third countries that receive the above treatments only in Switzerland are never considered products of origin, even if the conditions listed above are met. The European Commission reports annually on the implementation of its main trade agreements in the previous calendar year. The European Union has free trade agreements  and other agreements with a trade component with many countries around the world and negotiates with many other countries.  In addition to the EFTA agreement and the 1972 free trade agreement with the European Union (EU), Switzerland currently has a network of 31 free trade agreements with 41 partners.