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Trade in the Middle East and North Africa







Economic Integration in the Maghreb

History and proximity suggest that trade and investment links with Europe should provide the most promising path to shared prosperity for the Maghreb countries. Indeed, this is the path being traced out by several of them. Find out from this report what constrains faster movement along this route. More


Economic Integration in the Mashreq

Mashreq countries have deeper trade links with the European Union to the West than they do with each other or with other countries in the Middle East and North Africa region. Is this a lost opportunity? Could intra-regional trade facilitation and better transport links forge closer ties? Could better policies help the private sector in these countries make better business? Find out more about the logic of intra-regional integration. More


Economic Integration in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Countries

Thanks to large endowments of oil and gas, the six countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council trade a lot with the rest of the world and are very open to labor and capital flows. They also have an ambitious agenda for integration among themselves, featuring a customs union and common market (at present) and aiming for a common currency (in the medium term). Find out how this agenda is progressing and what challenges lie in its path.


Tunisia’s Global Integration and reforms to boost growth and employment

This study It takes stock of the past integration policies, evaluating their impact on FDI flows to the country, exports and employment. More

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Tunisia Integration and Competitiveness Development and Policy Loan
This Loan aims concerns to strengthen growth and ensure that this growth is translated into employment. More



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Growth in exports of goods and services, between 1996 and 2007 in Tunisia. More

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