Economic Integration of the Islamic Civilisation

EENI- School of International Business

Subject: The Economic Integration of the Islamic Civilisation (institutions, agreements) Syllabus:

  1. The Trade Preferential System of the OIC (Organisation of Islamic Cooperation)
  2. Integration in the Arab Economic Area
  3. Integration in the Central Eurasian Economic Area
  4. Integration in the Malay Economic Area
  5. Integration in the Maghrebian Economic Area
  6. Agreements and institutions covering all the economic areas of the Islamic Civilisation
  7. Other economic institutions of the Islamic Civilisation
The subject “The Economic Area of the Islamic Civilisation” is studied...
  1. Doctorates (e-learning): Religions, and Business, Islamic Countries, Asia, and Africa
  2. Masters: International Business, Muslim Countries, Asia, and Economic Relations

Languages of study English or French Civilisation Islamique Portuguese Civilizações and integração Spanish Islam Integración.

Interactions of the Islamic Civilisation with the other civilisations

Trade Preferential System of the OIC

  1. All Muslim countries belong, to a greater or lesser extent, to the Trade Preferential System of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)

Integration in the Arab Economic Area.

  1. Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
    1. GCC has an agreement with Syria
  2. Arab Development Funds

Integration in the Islamic Malay Economic Area.

  1. Indonesia, Brunei, and Malaysia are members of
    1. Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
      1. ASEAN Economic Community
      2. ASEAN Free-Trade Area (AFTA)
      3. Pakistan has a Free Trade Agreement with the ASEAN
    2. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) (with other eighteen countries)
    3. East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) (with the Philippines)
    4. Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PEEC)
    5. Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC)
  2. Indonesia and Malaysia are members of the Growth Triangle (IMT-GT) (with Thailand)
  3. Malaysia and Brunei are members of the Trans-Pacific Agreement (TPP)

Integration in the Maghrebian Economic Area

  1. Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, and Tunisia are members of the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU)
  2. Morocco, Mauritania, and Tunisia are part of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) (with twenty-one African Countries with Muslim majorities)
  3. Mauritania-Tunisia Trade Agreement

Agreements and institutions are covering all the economic areas of the Islamic Civilisation.

  1. Agreements and institutions
    1. All the countries of the Arab League are members of the Greater Arab Free-Trade Area
    2. Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, and Jordan belongs to the Agadir Agreement
    3. Algeria, Palestine, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia, Mauritania, and Turkey belong to the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership
    4. The Comoros, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Oman, the Emirates and Yemen are members of the Indian-Ocean Rim Association (IORA) (with others Asian and the African Countries)
    5. Arab nations and the Maghreb belongs to the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) (with Egypt and Sudan)
  2. Free Trade Agreements between the Muslim Countries:
    1. Pakistan-Iran Preferential Trade Agreement
    2. Kyrgyzstan-Pakistan Agreement on Economic Cooperation
    3. Bangladesh-Pakistan Agreement
    4. Turkey has Free Trade Agreements (FTA) with Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Albania, and Syria
    5. Jordan is one of the Muslim Countries with more FTAs in force: Algeria, Libya, Malaysia, Syria, Tunisia, and Turkey
    6. Iran has Free Trade Agreements (FTA) with Algeria and Syria
    7. Kyrgyzstan has agreements with Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan

Economic institutions related to the Islamic Civilisation.

  1. Azerbaijan, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan are members of the Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)
  2. All the Asian Muslim Countries and the Maghrebian Countries are members of the Asia-Middle East Dialogue (AMED)
  3. All the Asian Muslim Countries are part of the Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD), the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the Asian Development Bank, and the Boao Forum for Asia
  4. Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Maldives, and Pakistan are members of the Colombo Plan
  5. Indonesia, Brunei, Malaysia, and Pakistan are members of the Asia-Europe Economic Meeting (ASEM)
  6. The Countries of the Maghreb and the rest of the African Countries are part of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the African Development Bank, the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD), the African Union (Morocco is not a member of the AU), and the Summit of South American-Arab Countries (ASPA)
  7. Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEP)
  8. United Nations (NU)
  9. International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  10. World Trade Organisation (WTO)

Samples - Economic Integration of the Islamic Civilisation

Trade Preferential System TPS Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

Arab Maghreb Union (AMU)

Greater Arab Free-Trade Area GAFTA

Cooperation Council Arab States of the Gulf GCC

Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)

Asia-Middle East Dialogue AMED

Finance of Arab Trade



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