Posts Tagged Syria
Greater Arab Free Trade Area (GAFTA)
Posted by Bogdan Marius Beleuz in Geopolitical Issues, International Trading, Trade Agreements on May 14, 2013
The 18 countries of Greater Arab Free Trade Area (GAFTA) hope to unified their customs by 2015 in a full free trade agreement. The Greater Arab Free Trade Area (GAFTA) is a pan-Arab free trade area that came into existence in 1997. It was founded by 14 countries (Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, and the United Arab Emirates). Four more countries joined the trade area later: Algeria, Jordan, Palestine and Yemen. Please follow the link for more.
EU Sanctions Regarding Luxury and Dual Use Goods to Syria
Posted by Bogdan Marius Beleuz in European Union Issues, Restrictions, Sanctions & Embargos on June 17, 2012
15 June 2012, Luxembourg The Council of the European Union approved implementing rules on certain EU sanctions against Syria to apply from 17 June: – ban on exports of luxury goods – ban on additional dual use goods More here.