South Asian Free Trade Agreement


Date of Signature:
01-06-2004
Date of Entry into Force:
01-01-2006
Member countries (Original, Adherent and Withdrawal):
Countries Date of Entry into Force Date of Withdrawal Observation
bandera bd Bangladesh 01-01-2006 - -
bandera bt Bhutan 01-01-2006 - -
bandera in India 01-01-2006 - -
bandera mv Maldives 01-01-2006 - -
bandera np Nepal 01-01-2006 - -
bandera pk Pakistan 01-01-2006 - -
bandera lk Sri Lanka 01-01-2006 - -

Intra Agreement Exports:

Total member Exports
US$ 251,142,908
Intra-regional Exports:

US$ 17,756,030 (7.1%)


Exports to Agreement Members:
% of Total Exports 2006 2017
Bangladesh 2.8% -
Bhutan 80% -
India 5% 6.9%
Maldives 13.8% -
Nepal - 58.5%
Pakistan 4.6% 5.7%
Sri Lanka 8.9% 9.4%