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Self-Imposed Barriers to Economic Integration in the GCC

Aug 16, 2017 | 09:00 GMT
Economic relations within the Gulf Cooperation Council continue to suffer the effects of the current crisis surrounding Qatar.
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Economic relations within the Gulf Cooperation Council continue to suffer the effects of the current crisis surrounding Qatar. But there are long-standing barriers to trade and investment flows that deserve consideration, too. Since the inception of the GCC, deep tensions have arisen within the bloc on ceding sovereignty and facilitating the free movement of people, finance and ideas. ...

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