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The Euro-Mediterranean Trade relations


  • Melad, Khaled


In fact The EU is the most important trading partner for the Mediterranean countries accounting for about 45% of both MED exports (€40 billion) and imports (€42 billion) in 2004. This corresponds to approximately 5% of both the EU’s imports and exports, where The most important EU exports to the Mediterranean countries are in machinery and mechanical appliances (15%), electrical machinery (11%)and vehicles (8%),while EU imports from Med countries are dominated by fuels and oil (40%) and to a lesser extent by textiles (10%).

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  • Melad, Khaled, 2008. "The Euro-Mediterranean Trade relations," MPRA Paper 7085, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 09 Feb 2008.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:7085

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    foreign trade; EU; EU-Mediteraneean countries agreements;

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    • F15 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Economic Integration
    • F13 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations

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