Middle East Economic Survey


No 25



Turkey And Three Arab States Set Up Free Zone Area

Turkey and three Arab states Jordan, Lebanon and Syria on 10 June signed an agreement to set up a regional free trade zone, on the sidelines of the 5th Turkish-Arab Economic Forum held in Istanbul on 10-11 June. The agreement calls for the formation of a high level cooperation council and provides for the free movement of people and goods. Tourism among these four countries is...