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West Asia

Bilateral deal-making involving governments of West Asia.

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Iran-Oman kick off negotiations on launching PTA
The head of the Trade Promotion Organization of Iran said that the first round of the talks for launching the Preferential Trade Agreement between Iran and the Sultanate of Oman was held in Muscat.
8th Saudi-US trade and investment council meeting held in Washington
The council’s goal is to monitor trade and investment relations in order to identify opportunities for expansion, work on removing trade and investment barriers.
Israel to abolish free trade deal with Turkey, impose 100% tariff on imports
The plan, would be submitted to the cabinet for approval, in retaliation for Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to halt exports to Israel.
Talks underway for free trade agreement between Iran and Lebanon
An Iranian trade official said talks were underway to establish a free trade agreement between it and Lebanon.
Iran stresses need for FTA to boost trade with Syria
An official at the Trade Promotion Organization of Iran said that implementation of a Free Trade Agreement between Iran and Syria would beef up the mutual trade to a great extent.
Turkey, United Arab Emirates sign trade agreement
The United Arab Emirates and Turkey signed an agreement in Abu Dhabi which aims to increase trade between the two countries to $40 billion in the next five years.
Iran to ink free trade deals with certain nations
Iran is planning to sign free trade agreements with Syria, Venezuela, Pakistan, and one Eastern European country. He also said that Iran is seeking preferential trade agreements with Indonesia and some East Asian countries.
Azerbaijan initiates arbitration proceedings against Armenia
A procedural session was held at the headquarters of the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague within the framework of the interstate arbitration initiated by Azerbaijan against Armenia based on the Energy Charter Treaty.
Tehran, Muscat discussing preferential trade agreement
Iran and Oman are determined to increase the volume of trade relations and have started negotiations to sign a preferential trade agreement in the near future.
CEPA set to drive UAE-Turkiye’s trade
The UAE-Turkiye CEPA entered into force on September 1, 2023.