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  • Coordinating a Regional Appraoch to overcoming Trade Obstacles related to NTMs accross the Arab Countries - OAS component

    • DatesFeb 2015 - Jun 2016
    • Project #RAB/72/05A
    • BudgetUSD 300,000

    Project objective

    This regional initiative aims to facilitate the coordination of a regional approach to improve the transparency of non-tariff measures (NTMs) in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and overcome related trade obstacles. This project will contribute to the following objectives: A.Promote transparency and awareness of NTMs through data collection and surveys; B.Promote harmonization of requirements and procedures, and encourage streamlining; C.Identify opportunities to build regional capacity on policy leadership and coordination.

    Beneficiary countries

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