Monday, August 6, 2007

Customs burden to be lifted for 18 Islamic countries

Turkey is preparing to gradual remove customs barriers with 18 Islamic countries by establishing a preferential trade system. It is set to remove high customs and non-tariff barriers with agreements to be signed next month with the following countries: the United Arab Emirates, Bangladesh, Morocco, Guinea, Iran, Cameroon, Qatar, Libya, Lebanon, the Maldives, Malaysia, Egypt, Pakistan, Senegal, Syria, Tunisia, Uganda and Jordan.

The “Preferential Trade System between Members of the Organization of the Islamic Conference” project will be implemented after the framework agreement is signed.

Source: Dunya Online

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