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EU-Turkey Customs Union

Syllabus of the Sub-subject: Customs Union between the European Union and Turkey.

  1. Introduction to the Accession Partnership for Turkey (EU)
  2. EU-Turkey Association Agreement
  3. European Union-Turkey Customs Union
  4. Foreign Trade between the European Union and Turkey
  5. Pan-Euro-Mediterranean system of cumulation
The Sub-subject “European Union-Turkey Customs Union” is part of the following programs:
  1. Masters: Europe, International Business, Muslims Countries
  2. Doctorates (e-learning): Islamic Countries, Europe
  3. Courses: Eastern Europe and Turkey, Central Eurasia, EU's International Relations

Languages of study English or Spanish UE-Turquía French Union européenne Portuguese União Aduaneira Turquia-UE

Sample of the Sub-subject: European Union (EU)-Turkey Customs Union
European Union-Turkey Customs Union

Description of the Sub-Subject: European Union (EU)-Turkey Customs Union

Since 1995, the European Union and Turkey are tied by a Customs Union Agreement.

The Customs Union between the European Union and the Republic of Turkey does not cover services, public procurement, and agriculture, to which foreign trade concessions apply.

The objective of the European Union and Turkey Customs Union is based on the status of the export products in free circulation (limited to industrial goods and processed export agricultural products).

The European Union and Turkey Customs Union not cover:

  1. Agricultural commodities
  2. Coal and steel product.

Turkey is a candidate nation for the European Union membership since 1999.

Foreign Trade European Union-Turkey.

  1. The European Union ranks as number one in the foreign trade of Turkey, while the Republic of Turkey ranks seventh in the top import and the fifth in export markets of the European Union
  2. Top Turkish exports markets are the European Union (56.4%), Russia (4.4%), the United States (3.9%), Romania (3.4%), the United Arab Emirates (3%), and Iraq (2.6%)
  3. Top imports partners of Turkey are the European Union (40.8%), Russia (14%), China (7.9%), the United States (4.8%), Iran (3.9%), and Switzerland (3.1%)

The European Union-Turkey Customs Union belongs to the:

  1. Islamic Civilisation (Central Eurasian Economic Area)
  2. Western Civilisation (European Economic Area)

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