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European Free Trade Association

European Free Trade Association (EFTA), customs union and trading group formed in 1960 by Austria, Great Britain, Denmark, Finland, Portugal, and Sweden, to promote free trade between members, other countries followed. Austria, Denmark, Great Britain, Portugal, and Sweden later left to join the Common Market (European Community). In 1996 Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland were the only members left.

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