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Bilateral deal-making involving governments of West Asia.

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Yilmaz: Ankara, Tehran to finalise trade deal
On 21 May, Turkish Development Minister Cevdet Yilmaz, addressing the Turkey-Iran Joint Business Council in Tehran, said that they recorded progress on the way for a preferential trade agreement between the two countries.
Oman seeks to benefit from opportunities offered by FTAs
Eng. Ahmad bin Hassan Al Dheeb, Commerce and Industry Ministry undersecretary for Commerce and Industry said that the council of ministers’ assignment of the ministry to prepare tables that identify the Sultanate’s commitments towards World Trade Organisation (WTO) and Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) came to enlighten private sector companies and establishments and the public on the benefits, advantages and disadvantages of those conventions.
Iran, Syria set to implement free trade agreement
Iran’s Minister of Industry, Mine and Commerce Mehdi Ghazanfari says the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the Islamic Republic and Syria is set to be implemented, according to Press TV.
Colombia willing to sign free trade deal with Turkey
Colombia’s vice president expressed on Saturday willingness to see more Turkish investors in his country.
Iran, Armenia mulling free trade agreement
To boost their economic and trade ties Iran and Armenia are preparing the ground for signing a free trade agreement, Iran’s Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi says.
Iran, Syria ink free trade agreement
Iran and Syria have signed a free trade agreement in a bid to boost bilateral trade especially in industry, mining and agriculture, the deputy industry, mine and trade minister stated on Sunday.
Approval of bilateral investment treaty with Syria
The Lebanese Parliament ratified an agreement between Lebanon and Syria that aims to promote private investments between the two signatory nations in each other’s territory, as reported by Lebanon This Week, the economic publication of the Byblos Bank Group.
PA looks to expand free-trade networks
The Palestinian Authority Cabinet on Tuesday instructed a committee to complete negotiations for economic cooperation with South American trade bloc Mercosur.
Turkey willing to use Ghana as springboard to do business in Africa, says foreign trade minister
Turkey is willing to use Ghana as an operations center for its business deals in the African continent, Turkish State Minister for foreign trade Zafer Caglayan said on Wednesday.
Çağlayan blames former Turkish ministers for trade ’mistake’
Turkey is offering economic partnership agreements to potential trade partners instead of traditional free trade agreements in an attempt to bypass regulations in its customs union deal with the European Union, a Turkish minister has said.