Afghanistan has bilateral agreements with the following countries and blocs: The EU has free trade agreements with countries around the world. Beyond the usual chapter of preferential tariff treatment, these agreements often contain trade facilitation and agreement clauses in areas such as investment, intellectual property, public procurement, technical standards, and health and plant health issues. Turkey has bilateral and multilateral agreements: Switzerland (which has a customs union with Liechtenstein, which is sometimes contained in agreements) has bilateral agreements with the following countries and blocs: France is very careful that the agreements do not weaken the sectors and that they are in line with agricultural policy at European level. This policy has resulted in the conclusion of several recent agreements: South Korea (2009), Singapore (2012), Colombia and Peru (2012), CETA with Canada (signed in 2016, provisionally entered into force in September 2017) and the Economic Partnership Agreement with Japan (which came into force on February 1, 2019). Negotiations are ongoing with Chile, Mexico and Mercosur, Australia and New Zealand. Given the difficulties encountered in multilateral negotiations within the WTO, market access is increasingly achieved through bilateral or regional agreements. The European Union has established a very wide network of regional preferential agreements around the world. The European Union`s trade policy, initially centred on its neighbours and development partners, reached a strategic turning point in 2006 with the introduction of the Global Europe Strategy and negotiations on larger-scale “next generation” trade agreements (services, public procurement, non-tariff barriers). France has also worked with the Council to strengthen its trade defence through the modernization of instruments and the revision of anti-dumping methods. As a result of these efforts, a regulation on the revision of foreign direct investment came into force on 10 April 2019, with the aim of strengthening European participation in acquisition strategies in the approaches of state actors. The government supports a balanced trade policy that guarantees Access to foreign markets for French companies, while preserving collective sensitivities and preferences and promoting compliance with the Paris Agreement.
List of agreements between two states, two blocs or one bloc and one state. An interactive list of bilateral and multilateral free trade instruments can be find on the TREND Analytics website.  List of agreements being negotiated. Agreements that have so far been discussed only in the absence of formal action by the parties concerned are not mentioned. Below is a list of eu`s trading partners, which contain links to the respective original protocols. Since 2006, the European Union has included in its trade agreements a chapter on sustainable development that introduces cooperation between the parties on worker protection and environmental protection. These provisions require partners to comply with the main international conventions of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and environmental agreements. They also link partners not to relax socially and environmentally friendly rules in order to attract investors. The government therefore supports a balanced trade policy that guarantees access to foreign markets for French companies, while preserving collective sensitivities and preferences. In order to ensure the conditions for fair competition and reciprocity in the opening of markets, France is also cooperating with the Council to strengthen its trade defence and protect its strategic sectors by increasing its anti-dumping duties and improving its supervision of foreign investment. Full multilateral agreements (not listed below) see: List of multilateral free trade agreements.