The first tariff-free goods are seen after being landed in the Rhine port in Basel, Switzerland, July 1, 2014. With the witness of first tariff-free goods landed and left Swiss northwestern Rhine port of Basel,the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between China and Switzerland entered into force on Tuesday. (Xinhua/Zhang Miao)
China-Switzerland, China-Iceland FTA takes effect
BEIJING, July 1 (Xinhua) -- Free-trade agreements between China and Switzerland and China and Iceland took effect on Tuesday, marking a new dawn for business between the countries.
The agreements, which apply a zero-tariff policy to a wide range of merchandise, covers areas including government procurement, employment cooperation and intellectual property.Full Story