Describes bilateral and multilateral trade agreements that this country is party to, including with the United States. Includes websites and other resources where U.S. companies can get more information on how to take advantage of these agreements.
Last Published: 2/28/2017
Madagascar is a signatory to the following regional and international agreements:
  • 1964: United Nations Convention on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • 1992: Indian Ocean Commission (COI). Since 1998, elimination of tariffs on goods originating from the COI countries.
  • 1993: Common Market for East and Southern Africa (COMESA).  Free Trade Area since 2000
  • 1995: World Trade Organization (WTO)
  • 2000: Cotonou Agreement
  • 2005: Southern African Development Community (SADC).  Free Trade Area since 2008
  • 2009: Interim Economic Partnership Agreement with the European Union.
 

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Madagascar Trade Development and Promotion Trade Agreements