Bains, Elizabeth; Gibson, Jane
May 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;5/21/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 67, p11
Trade Publication
The article reports on the possibility of signing a free trade agreement between the European Union and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) by June 2007. According to German foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, both parties have entered the final straight. The European Commission and the GCC first formed a cooperation agreement in 1989. The main objective of the agreement was to facilitate trade relations between the two regions.


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