Grain and Feed Trade Association

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Grain and Feed Trade Association

Also called GAFTA. An international organization intended to promote international trade between members. It conducts research and analysis of corn and other agricultural goods and works with other organizations to influence trade policy. It was established in 1878 as the London Corn Trade Association.
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However, in practice, such certificates are unlikely to entitle the holder to secure any of the above-mentioned customs duty exemptions under the GCC Customs Law or the GAFTA (pursuant to Article 88 of the GCC Customs Law, free zone goods are explicitly treated as foreign goods and, although the GAFTA does not make reference to free zones or free zone goods, it is implemented to exclude free zones).
According to QNB Group, a key indicator for the success of Arab economic integration is the share of trade of countries within GAFTA with themselves relative to the total trade of these countries with the rest of the world.
52) Ibid [62J--[66] (On 9 August 2000, Romak referred to the Commercial Court of the City of Tashkent ('CCCT') for recognition and enforcement of the GAFTA Award.
Algeria's imports from GAFTA countries increased by 34 percent last year to2.
The company is now listed on the Register of Approved Analysts published by GAFTA.
The value of re-exported goods to GAFTA until the end of April stood at JD127.
since incorporation) RTA type =1 for FTAs Balassa (1961), (ANDEAN, ASEAN, Nye's (1968) BAFTA, BANGKOK, descriptions CEFTA, COMESA, and each RTA's ECOTA, ECOWAS, webpage GAFTA, NAFTA, and terms of SAFTA); agreement =2 for CUs (EAEC, SACU); =3 for ECU (EU) Industry 5 dummy variables for OSIRIS effects firms' primary industry Year effects A set of 6 0-1 dum- ibid.
L'associazione e nota in Italia lungo la catena appenninica fino all'Appennino meridionale (PEDROTTI & GAFTA, 1996) ed e riportata tra gli altri anche da BIONDI et al.
It said that approximately 51 percent of fruit and 83 percent of vegetable imports are from Arab and European countries with which Lebanon has a free trade agreement, while nearly all exports of vegetables (98 percent) and fruits (99 percent) go to GAFTA countries.
Under the GAFTA procedures the chambers of commerce of the Arab countries will be entitled to issue certificates origin to the exports of their respective countries, " he said.
Dr Mashal said on average companies utilising the GAFTA could save eight to 10 per cent on exports, and through the Bahrain-US FTA as much as 19 per cent to 21 per cent.
The Maghreb Union, GCC, Euro-Mediterranean and GAFTA are the only regional agreements currently in existence.