CISFTA is a free trade agreement signed on 18 October 2011 among 8 CIS member states: Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Moldova and Armenia. CIS countries have been negotiating an FTA agreement since the breakup of Soviet Union. Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, although CIS members, did not sign this FTA agreement.
As of 2013, it has been ratified by Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Moldova, and Armenia, and is in force only between those states. December 2013 followed Uzebkistan.