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January 2017

Free Trade Agreements

In today’s world, countries have a tendency to engage in bilateral and regional FTAs because of World Trade Organization’s (WTO) under achievement in high level of liberalization, WTO’s regulations’ being not enough in today’s conditions and inefficiency of the multilateral trade system to provide better market access. As a result of this tendency, there are approximately 400 FTAs which are notified to WTO. Turkey, being party to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1947 (GATT) and member of the [...]

Highlights of Qatar

In general, Qatar has a significant trade surplus. Foreign trade surplus of $ 92 billion in 2011 reached to $ 111 billion in 2015. With the rapid economic growth in recent years, the increase in imports has been faster than the increase in exports, but the increase in the international market prices of energy resources, the main item in exports, leads to a surplus of trade. What Businessmen Need to Watch on the Market Qatar is a cosmopolitan country whose [...]