In 1961, Burkina Faso signed a cooperation treaty with France allowing funds to be transferred freely between the two countries.
A trade, investment protection, and technical cooperation agreement was signed between Burkina Faso and Switzerland in 1969. This agreement provides for free transfer of corporate earnings, interests, dividends, etc., between the two countries.
Burkina Faso has also signed and ratified investment promotion and mutual protection agreements with Germany, the Netherlands, Malaysia, Belgium, Guinea, Ghana, Benin.
Burkina Faso is in the process of signing one with Italy.