This website features news, exhibitions, events, currency converters, weather information, copyright laws, dialing codes, company directories, business opportunities, travel information, and country guides specific to the Middle East. Featured countries include Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, UAE, and Yemen.
The Arab World Competitiveness Report 2013, published by the World Economic Forum, contains an abundant amount of information about key factors determining the future prosperity and economic growth of Arab countries and sub-regions (Levant, North Africa, and Gulf countries) ranging from structural reforms and regional integration to savings and foreign direct investment.
This China and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Free Trade Agreement resource outlines the details behind the 2004 free trade agreement negotiations between China and the GCC along with news articles about the negotiations. The articles provide details on the negotiations between the two sides and updates on issues concerning trade in goods.
The European Free Trade Agreement (EFTA) and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) page provides details regarding the free trade agreement between the two trading blocs. The site includes legal documents, records of understanding, annexes, and summary pages of the trade agreement, which open in PDF. This site also has a trade statistics page, in PDF, that provides data from the past several years showing the amounts of European imports and exports within the GCC.
Since 2008, the GCC-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (GSFTA) has aimed to strengthen ties between GCC countries and Singapore. The site includes information on how the free trade agreement benefits exporters and investors in member countries. Information on how the the free trade agreement affects trade relations and regulations between the GCC and Singapore is also provided.
The Secretariat General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) website provides detailed information about the foundation and structure of the organization. It also provides legal documents, press releases, publications, and statistics of the organization, as well as information about its major activities.