Gulf Cooperation Council-Australia Agreement

EENI- School of International Business

Sub-subject: The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)- Australia Free Trade Agreement (FTA). Syllabus:

  1. The Australia-Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
  2. Status of the FTA: not in force
The sub-subject “The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)-Australia Free Trade Agreement (FTA)” is studied...
  1. Doctorates: Asia, Islamic Countries
  2. Course: The Middle East, Oceania
  3. Masters (e-learning): International Business, Muslims Countries, and Pacific

Master for the Australian Students and for Middle East Students

Languages of study English or French Australie Spanish GCC-Australia

Sample of the Sub-subject: The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)-Australia Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
Gulf Cooperation Council-Australia Free Trade Agreement

Description of the Sub-Subject: The Gulf Cooperation Council-Australia Free Trade Agreement (FTA).

Status of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and Australia: not in force.

In 2007, Australia and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) initiated the negotiations to establish a free trade agreement (FTA) between them. The last round took place in 2009. In 2014, the Ministerial Council of the Gulf Cooperation Council agreed on the continuation of negotiations.

Topics covered in the negotiations on the FTA:

  1. Trade on services
  2. Rules of origin
  3. Investment (FDI)
  4. Government Procurement
  5. Competition Policy
  6. Intellectual property

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is a trading bloc formed by Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Australia and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states share a significant economic relationship: foreign trade of goods and services and foreign direct investment (FDI).

The Gulf countries are vital markets for the Australian live animals and food products exported.

Australia also exports cars, mineral, and services (mainly education).

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)- Australia Free Trade Agreement (FTA) is an inter-civilisation agreement between Oceania (Western Christian Civilisation) and the Islamic Civilisation.



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