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Trade Preferential System of the OIC (TPS-OIC)

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Sub-subject: Trade Preferential System among the Member States of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the Trade Preferential System of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
  2. Framework Agreement of the Trade Preferential System (TPS-OIC)
  3. Protocol on the Preferential Tariff Scheme (PRETAS)
  4. Rules of Origin under the Trade Preferential System
Sub-subject “Trade Preferential System among the Member States of the OIC (TPS-OIC)” is studied...
  1. Doctorates: Islamic Countries, Africa, Asia
  2. Course: Middle East
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Languages of study English (French SPC Pays Islamiques Spanish SPC Islámico Portuguese SPC OIC)

Sample of the Sub-subject: Trade Preferential System (TPS-OIC)
Trade Preferential System TPS Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

Description of the Sub-Subject: Trade Preferential System of the OIC.

The Trade Preferential System (TPS-OIC) among the Member States of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) includes subjects related to the international trade as:

  1. The Application of the principle of the Most-favoured-nation
  2. Equal treatment of the member countries of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
  3. Special Treatment for the Less Developed Countries
  4. All product groups (including agricultural products)
  5. Tariff and non-tariff barriers
  6. Rules of origin (signed by thirty-two countries, in force: 2011)

The Trade Preferential System of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is based on three agreements:

  1. Framework Agreement
  2. Protocol on the Preferential Tariff Scheme (PRETAS)
  3. Rules of Origin

The Member Countries that have signed the Trade Preferential System (Framework Agreement + PRETAS + Rules of origin) among the OIC Member States (2013) are Bahrain, Bangladesh, Jordan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates

The Member Countries that have signed only the Framework Agreement + PRETAS of the Trade Preferential System are the Arab Republic of Egypt, Guinea, Indonesia, Iran, Mauritania, Niger, Palestine, Sudan, Somalia, Tunisia, Sierra Leone, the Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, the Comoros, Djibouti, Benin, Nigeria, and Ivory Coast.

The Member Countries that have signed only the Framework Agreement of the Trade Preferential System are Brunei Darussalam, Chad, Gabon, Iraq, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Senegal, and Uganda.

The Member Countries that have not ratified/signed the Framework Agreement (not members of the Trade Preferential System OIC) are Afghanistan, Algeria, Albania, Azerbaijan, Guyana, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Mali, Mozambique, Suriname, Tajikistan, Togo, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Yemen.

TPS OIC Members

SOURCE: OIC

Trade Preferential System OIC:
Trade Preferential System (Organisation of Islamic Cooperation)

The Trade Preferential System among the OIC Member States entered into force on October 2003.

The agency responsible for the implementation of the agreement is the Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (COMCEC)

The Preferential Tariff System for TPS-OIC (PRETAS) defined: The rate of reduction of tariffs and para-tariff and non-tariff (effective in 2010).

Trade Preferential System OIC:
Trade Preferential System (Organisation of Islamic Cooperation)

  1. Main religion of the Trade Preferential System among the Member States of the OIC (TPS-OIC) member states is Islam
  2. The TPS-OIC is an Islamic Agreement of the Islamic Civilisation and the African Civilisation
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