South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation

EENI- School of International Business

Subject (Course): The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC).
  2. Areas of cooperation:
      - Economy
      - International Trade
      - Communications
      - Transport
  3. SAARC Preferential Trading Arrangement (SAPTA).
  4. South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA).
  5. South Asian Economic Union.
  6. International Trade in the SAARC region
  7. South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC)

The objectives of the subject “The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAAR)” are:

  1. To understand the purposes and functions of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)
  2. To assess the benefits for member countries of SAARC and its areas of cooperation
  3. To analyse the free trade area (SAFTA) and the economic union of South Asia
  4. To explore foreign trade among the member countries of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
Subject “The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation” is studied…
  1. Masters of business (e-learning): International Business (MIB), Asia, BRICS Countries, Emerging Markets, and Global Economic Relations
  2. Professional Doctorate in Business in Asia

Languages of study: En or Es SAARC Fr SAARC Pt SAARC

Credits of the subject “South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)”: 0.1 ECTS

Sample of the subject - South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC):
South Asian Free Trade

Subject Description (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation):

In 1985 was formed the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) by Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka (Asia).

The objective of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) s to speeding up the process of economic and social development in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.

The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC):

  1. 1.5 billion people (22% of the population of the World).
  2. International Trade of South Asia has been increasing at a faster rate (17%) than the growth of the world trade (11%).

SAARC Preferential Trading Arrangement.

The SAARC Preferential Trade Arrangement (SAPTA) was forecasted primarily as the first step towards the transition to a South Asian Free Trade Area leading subsequently, towards in customs union, the Common Market and the Economic Union.

The South Asian Free Trade Area enhances the chance of augmented Foreign direct investment inflows in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. The Agreement on South Asian Free Trade Area entry into force in 2006.

The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation consists of
- Muslims countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Maldives, and Pakistan.
- Hindu: India
- Buddhist: Bhutan, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.

The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) belongs to the

  1. Central Eurasian Economic Area of the Islamic Civilisation
  2. Buddhist Civilisation
  3. Economic area of the Hindu Civilisation

The observer countries of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) are the People's Republic of China, Japan, South Korea, the United States, Iran, Mauritius, Australia, Myanmar, and the European Union.

ASEAN-SAARC

SASEC South Asia

South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) - Certificate of Origin
SAARC Certificate Origin

SAARC - Agreement on Services
SAARC Agreement on Services


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