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  • Aid for Trade Initiative for Arab States

    • DatesAug 2015 - Dec 2017
    • Donor(s)ITFC
    • Project #RAB/36/09A
    • BudgetUSD 1,880,000

    Project objective

    The purpose of the larger multiagency programme is to foster inclusive economic growth and increased employment in the Arab states through the promotion of trade reforms and the broader development agenda and deepening of regional integration and regional and national AfT engagement. Within this multi-agency regional programme, ITC will be responsible for (a) improving transparency about non-tariff measures (NTMs), (b) creating regional trade intelligence capacities of specific TSIs, (c) strengthening TPO capacities in a selected number of countries and (d) supporting a more effective participation of the Arab group in the WTO process

    Beneficiary countries

    • 2015 Algeria; Bahrain; Djibouti; Egypt; Iraq; Jordan; Kuwait; Lebanon; Libya; Mauritania; Morocco; Oman; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; State of Palestine; Sudan; Tunisia; United Arab Emirates