EFTA-Gulf Cooperation Council Agreement

EENI- School of International Business

Sub-subject: Gulf Cooperation Council-European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Free Trade Agreement. Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the Gulf Cooperation Council-European Free Trade Association Free Trade Agreement
  2. Topics covered by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)-EFTA FTA
  3. Foreign Trade between the European Free Trade Association (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland) and the Gulf Cooperation Council (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates)
Sub-subject “Gulf Cooperation Council-European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Free Trade Agreement” is studied...
  1. Masters: Muslims Countries, International Business
  2. Course: EFTA Countries, Middle East
  3. Doctorate: Europe, Islamic Countries

Languages of study: English Spanish EFTA French AELE Portuguese AELC.

Recommendations for:

  1. The Middle East Students: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates
  2. EFTA's Students: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland

Sample of the subject - European Free Trade Association (EFTA)-Gulf Cooperation Council Free Trade Agreement:
EFTA-Gulf Cooperation Council Free Trade Agreement

Sub-Subject Description: EEuropean Free Trade Association (EFTA)-Gulf Cooperation Council Free Trade Agreement (FTA).

Entry into force of the EFTA-Gulf Cooperation Council Free Trade Agreement: July 2014 (Signed on June 2009).

The main objective of the European Free Trade Association-Gulf Cooperation Council Free Trade Agreement (FTA) is to set-up a free trade area through the liberalisation of bilateral trade.

The EFTA-Gulf Cooperation Council Free Trade Agreement covers:

  1. Trade in Services
  2. Trade in Goods (tariff concessions on processed agricultural products)
  3. Competition
  4. Intellectual Property Rights
  5. Investment
  6. Government Procurement
  7. Dispute Settlement
  8. Administration
  9. ...

Bilateral agricultural agreements between the EFTA Countries (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland) and the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the UAE).

Rules of origin: based on the European Union model (EUR.1 movement certificate).

The European Free Trade Association belongs to the European Economic Area and the Gulf Cooperation Council to the Arab Economic Area of the Islamic Civilisation.



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