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1 Trade Exchanges among the Central Asia Countries and other OIC Member States: current status and prospects By Mr. Mamoudou Bocar SALL (ICDT/OIC) October 2014, Dushanbe, Republic of Tajikistan FIRST INVESTMENT FORUM ON OIC PLAN OF ACTION FOR COOPERATION WITH CENTRAL ASIA

2 OUTLINE

3 ICDT in brief

4 ICDT in brief: Objectives

5 ICDT in brief: Main activities ICDT Trade Promotion Investment Promotion Trade information Studies, Research and Training International Trade Negotiations

6 OIC Central Asia Member Countries (OICAC) Members: Afghanistan (69), Azerbaijan(92), Kazakhstan (95), Kyrgyzstan (92), Tajikistan (92), Turkmenistan(92) and Uzbekistan (96). Membership to WTO: Kyrgyzstan (1998) and Tajikistan (2013) and others are observers except Turkmenistan. Regional Agreements: ECO, SAARC, BSEC, GUAAM and EAEC, important Custom Union (KAZ, KYR, BELARUS, RUSSIA) TPSOIC: not signed nor ratified OIC Agreement on Promotion, Protection and Guarantee of Investment: Afghanistan (signed) Status of SMIIC: not signed nor ratified. Landlocked countries: high trade cost (10 documents of exports (redtapes), 67 days to export, USD5,144 exports cost of container (inland transportation and handling).

7 OIC Central Asia Member Countries Market size: 110 millions consumers in 2013 World Trade (exports+imports) in 2013: USD billion i.e. 5.3% of OIC Trade Intra-OIC Trade (exports+imports) in 2013: USD 35.8 billion i.e. 4.6% of intra-OIC Trade Intra-OIC Trade Share in 2013: 16.2% (( Afghanistan (44.8%), Azerbaijan (20%), Kazakhstan (7.7%), Kyrgyzstan (45.9%), Tajikistan (51%), Turkmenistan (27.8%) and Uzbekistan (31.4%)).

8 OIC Central Asia Member Countries Major OICAC customers: Russia, China, India, Iran, KSA, Italy, Pakistan, France, Turkey and Kazakhstan. Major OICAC Suppliers: China, Russia, Japan, Turkey, Germany, USA, Iran, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and UK. MNF Applied tariff average in 2012: Afghanistan (5.9%), Azerbaijan (9.1%), Kazakhstan (9.5%), Kyrgyzstan (7.5%), Tajikistan (8.1%), Turkmenistan (n.a) and Uzbekistan (15.4%). Overall FDI inflows in 2013: USD 15,074.4 million i.e. ( Afghanistan (69.3 ), Azerbaijan (2,632), Kazakhstan (9,738.5), Kyrgyzstan (757.6), Tajikistan (107.8), Turkmenistan (3,061) and Uzbekistan (1,077).

9 Soaring prices of the energy products, important growth of the trade of Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan which registered 69% ofOICAC Trade in 2013 Source: DOTSIMF, ITC,ICDT

10 Trade of the Central Asia Countries in billion USD in 2013 World trade (X+M)2013share KAZAKHSTAN % AZERBAIJAN % TURKMENISTAN % UZBEKISTAN % KYRGYZSTAN % AFGHANISTAN % TAJIKISTAN % TOTAL OICAC TOTAL OIC 4, Share in OIC Trade5.3% Source: DOTSIMF, ITC,ICDT

11 Main exported products by country AZERBAIJAN Fuels Animal,vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products Sugars and sugar confectionery Aluminium and articles thereof Plastics and articles thereof Iron and steel Pharmaceutical products Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotopes Coffee, tea, mate and spices AFGHANISTAN Carpets and other textile floor coverings Coffee, tea, mate and spices Edible fruit, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed Raw hides and skins and leather Other animal products Source: ITC

12 Main exported products by country KYRGYZSTAN Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers Articles of apparel, accessories, not knit or crochet Copper and articles thereof Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotopes Edible fruit, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons Glass and glassware Raw hides and skins and leather Fuels Vehicles other than railway, tramway Electrical, electronic equipment Cotton Ores, slag and ash KAZAKHSTAN Fuels Iron and steel Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotopes Copper and articles thereof Ores, slag and ash Cereals Pearls, precious stones, metals Milling products, malt, starches, inulin, wheat gluten Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement Source: ITC

13 Main exported products by country TAJIKISTAN Aluminium and articles thereof Cotton Ores, slag and ash Edible fruit, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers Articles of apparel, accessories, not knit or crochet Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatic invertebrates TURKMENISTAN Fuels Cotton Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins Plastics and articles thereof textile articles, sets, worn clothing Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement Articles of apparel, accessories, not knit or crochet Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotopes Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed Lac, gums, resins, vegetable saps and extracts Raw hides and skins and leather Source: ITC

14 Main exported products by country UZBEKISTAN Fuels Cotton Vehicles other than railway, tramway Copper and articles thereof Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotopes Edible fruit, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons Pearls, precious stones, metals Articles of apparel, accessories, knit or crochet Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers Fertilizers Zinc and articles thereof Source: ITC

15 Main imported products by country AFGHANISTAN Vehicles other than railway, tramway Electrical, electronic equipment Fuels Optical, photo, technical, medical, apparatus Machinery and boilers Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof Milling products, malt, starches, inulin, wheat gluten Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement Animal,vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products Sugars and sugar confectionery AZERBAIJAN Machinery and boilers Articles of iron or steel Cereals Plastics and articles thereof Electrical, electronic equipment Iron and steel Vehicles other than railway, tramway Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement Furniture, lighting, signs, prefabricated buildings Soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes Source: ITC

16 Main imported products by Country KYRGYZSTAN Articles of apparel, accessories, knit or crochet Fuels Vehicles other than railway, tramway Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing Machinery, nuclear reactors, boilers, etc Articles of apparel, accessories, not knit or crochet Manmade filaments Knitted or crocheted fabric Cotton Electrical, electronic equipment Footwear, gaiters and the like, parts thereof Plastics and articles thereof Iron and steel KAZAKHSTAN Machinery and boilers Fuels Vehicles other than railway, tramway Articles of iron or steel Electrical, electronic equipment Pharmaceutical products Plastics and articles thereof Printed books, newspapers, pictures Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipment Optical, photo, technical, medical, apparatus Iron and steel Source: ITC

17 Main imported products by country TAJIKISTAN Fuels Articles of apparel, accessories, knit or crochet Vehicles other than railway, tramway Machinery and boilers Electrical, electronic equipment Iron and steel Cereals Articles of iron or steel Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal Footwear, gaiters and the like, parts thereof Plastics and articles thereof Articles of apparel, accessories, not knit or crochet Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing Glass and glassware TURKMENISTAN Machinery and boilers Electrical, electronic equipment Articles of iron or steel Vehicles other than railway, tramway Iron and steel Ships, boats and other floating structures Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof Furniture, lighting, signs, prefabricated buildings Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal Plastics and articles thereof Optical, photo, technical, medical apparatus Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipment Pharmaceutical products Rubber and articles thereof Source: ITC

18 Main imported products by OICAC UZBEKISTAN Machinery and boilers Vehicles other than railway, tramway Fuels Iron and steel and their articles Electrical, electronic equipment Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal Pharmaceutical products Plastics and articles thereof Milling products, malt, starches, inulin, wheat gluten Rubber and articles thereof Animal,vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof Optical, photo, technical, medical apparatus Paper and paperboard, articles of pulp, paper and board Aluminium and articles thereof Cereals Tanning, dyeing extracts, tannins, derivs, pigments Furniture, lighting, signs, prefabricated buildings Miscellaneous chemical products Source: ITC

19 Evolution of the Intra-OIC Central Asia Trade between 2005 and 2013 in billion USD Source: DOTS IMF,ITC, ICDT

20 Exporters and Importers in OIC Zone in million USD in 2013 intra-OIC exporters2013share KAZAKHSTAN 6, % AZERBAIJAN 4, ,4% UZBEKISTAN 2, % TURKMENISTAN 2, % KYRGYZSTAN % TAJIKISTAN % AFGHANISTAN % TOTAL OICAC 17,291.2 TOTAL OIC 381,771 Share 4.53% Intra-OIC importers 2013 share AFGHANISTAN 3, % TURKMENISTAN 3, % KAZAKHSTAN 3, % UZBEKISTAN 2, % AZERBAIJAN 2, % KYRGYZSTAN 1, % TAJIKISTAN 1, % TOTAL OICAC 18,496.5 TOTAL OIC 396, Share 4.66% Source: DOTS IMF,ITC, ICDT

21 Evolution of the Intra-OIC Central Asia Trade share between 2005 and 2013 in % Source: DOTS IMF,ITC, ICDT

22 Intra-OIC Central Asia Trade share in 2013 in % In 2013, 33 OIC Member States realised an intra-OIC Trade share up to 20% achieving the goal of TYPOA (2015) Source: DOTS IMF,ITC, ICDT

23 Main Intra-OICAC Customers in 2013 AFGHANISTAN Pakistan Tajikistan Iran United Arab Emirates Turkey Jordan Bangladesh Senegal Saudi Arabia Turkmenistan Share: 98.3% AZERBAIJAN Indonesia Turkey Iraq Afghanistan Tunisia Libya Iran Kazakhstan Morocco Egypt Share: 97.9% KAZAKHSTAN Turkey Uzbekistan Kyrgyzstan Iran Tajikistan Afghanistan Azerbaijan Turkmenistan United Arab Emirates Sudan Share: 95.8% Source: DOTS IMF,ITC, ICDT

24 Main Intra-OICAC Customers in 2013 KYRGYZSTAN Kazakhstan Uzbekistan United Arab Emirates Afghanistan Turkey Tajikistan Iran Turkmenistan Azerbaijan Indonesia Share: 99.7% TAJIKISTAN Turkey Iran Kazakhstan Bangladesh Afghanistan Pakistan Uzbekistan Kyrgyzstan United Arab Emirates Turkmenistan Share: 99.5% TURKMENISTAN Turkey Afghanistan United Arab Emirates Iran Kazakhstan Bangladesh Tajikistan Albania Uzbekistan Azerbaijan Share: 99.4% UZBEKISTAN Kazakhstan Turkey Bangladesh Turkmenistan Kyrgyzstan Iran Tajikistan Indonesia Azerbaijan Egypt Share: 99.7% Source: DOTS IMF,ITC, ICDT

25 Main Intra-OICAC Suppliers in 2013 AFGHANISTAN Pakistan Turkmenistan Kazakhstan Turkey Azerbaijan Tajikistan Kyrgyzstan Indonesia Malaysia United Arab Emirates Share: 99.6% AZERBAIJAN Turkey Kazakhstan Iran United Arab Emirates Turkmenistan Saudi Arabia Malaysia Indonesia Uzbekistan Egypt Share: 99.6% KAZAKHSTAN Turkey Uzbekistan Kyrgyzstan Turkmenistan Tajikistan Azerbaijan United Arab Emirates Malaysia Egypt Iran Share: 97.4% Source: DOTS IMF,ITC, ICDT

26 Main Intra-OICAC Suppliers in 2013 KYRGYZSTAN Kazakhstan Turkey Uzbekistan Azerbaijan United Arab Emirates Iran Tajikistan Malaysia Turkmenistan Syria Share: 99.7% TAJIKISTAN Kazakhstan Turkey Iran Turkmenistan Uzbekistan United Arab Emirates Afghanistan Kyrgyzstan Azerbaijan Pakistan Share: 99.3% TURKMENISTAN Turkey United Arab Emirates Iran Uzbekistan Kazakhstan Saudi Arabia Azerbaijan Malaysia Kyrgyzstan Oman Share: 99.8% UZBEKISTAN Kazakhstan Turkey Kyrgyzstan Malaysia Turkmenistan Oman Tajikistan Indonesia Azerbaijan Bangladesh Share: 99.7% Source: DOTS IMF,ITC, ICDT

27 Intra-OIC Trade Potential of Central Asia Countries in Million USD AFGHANISTAN Exports Cotton Edible fruit, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons 90.6 Lac, gums, resins, vegetable saps and extracts 38.2 Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruit 22.6 Furskins and artificial fur, manufactures thereof 17.5 Works of art, collectors pieces and antiques 8.0 Raw hides and skins and leather 7.4 Copper and articles thereof 3.6 Pearls, precious stones, metals 1.9 AFGHANISTAN Imports Vehicles other than railway, tramway753.6 Electrical, electronic equipment489.3 Optical, photo, technical, medical apparatus439.1 Fuels434.6 Machinery and boilers394.1 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof369.6 Milling products, malt, starches, inulin, wheat gluten338.5 Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement265.8 Animal,vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products253.6 Sugars and sugar confectionery208.3 Source: ITC

28 Intra-OIC Trade Potential of Central Asia Countries in Million USD AZERBAIJAN Exports Fuels 27,186.4 Edible fruit, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers Cotton 28.5 Organic chemicals 25.1 Ores, slag and ash 24.5 Raw hides and skins and leather 16.9 Coffee, tea, mate and spices 12.3 AZERBAIJAN Imports Machinery and boilers 2, Vehicles other than railway, tramway 1, Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins, etc 1, Electrical, electronic equipment Articles of iron or steel Iron and steel Cereals Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof Furniture, lighting, signs, prefabricated buildings Source: ITC

29 Intra-OIC Trade Potential of Central Asia Countries in Million USD KAZAKHASTAN Exports Fuels 57,135.9 Copper and articles thereof 2,833.2 Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotopes 2,680.5 Ores, slag and ash 2,351.2 Iron and steel 2,086.9 Cereals 1,291.9 Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins, etc 1,023.7 Milling products, malt, starches, inulin, wheat gluten KAZAKHASTAN Imports Machinery and boilers 6,749.3 Vehicles other than railway, tramway 4,299.6 Articles of iron or steel 4, Electrical, electronic equipment 3,677.3 Pharmaceutical products 1, Plastics and articles thereof 1, Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipment 1, Printed books, newspapers, pictures 1, Optical, photo, technical, medical, etc apparatus 1, Furniture, lighting, signs, prefabricated buildings Source: ITC

30 Intra-OIC Trade Potential of Central Asia Countries in Million USD KYRGYZSTAN Exports Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 76.3 Copper and articles thereof 60.2 Raw hides and skins and leather 20.0 Edible fruit, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons 18.4 Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotopes 8.4 Ores, slag and ash 6.7 Other base metals, cermets, articles thereof 5.4 KYRGYZSTAN Imports Articles of apparel, accessories, knit or crochet1, Fuels1, Vehicles other than railway, tramway470.3 Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing390.1 Machinery and boilers363.3 Manmade filaments358.4 Knitted or crocheted fabric337.4 Cotton300.0 Articles of apparel, accessories, not knit or crochet289.0 Footwear, gaiters and the like, parts thereof284.2 Source: ITC

31 Intra-OIC Trade Potential of Central Asia Countries in Million USD TAJIKISTAN Exports Aluminium and articles thereof Cotton 94.1 Ores, slag and ash 93.2 Edible fruit, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 18.3 Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatic invertebrates 11.2 Raw hides and skins and leather 7.6 Copper and articles thereof 6.8 TAJIKISTAN Imports Fuels Articles of apparel, accessories, knit or crochet365.3 Vehicles other than railway, tramway247.9 Machinery and boilers232.6 Electrical, electronic equipment184.8 Iron and steel173.7 Cereals172.1 Articles of iron or steel150.8 Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal147.9 Footwear, gaiters and the like, parts thereof135.1 Source: ITC

32 Intra-OIC Trade Potential of Central Asia Countries in Million USD TURKMENISTAN Exports Fuels 10,162.9 Cotton Pearls, precious stones, metals Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing 18.6 Lac, gums, resins, vegetable saps and extracts 9.5 Raw hides and skins and leather 9.4 Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruit 7.5 Articles of apparel, accessories, not knit or crochet 5.3 TURKMENISTAN Imports Machinery and boilers 1, Electrical, electronic equipment 1,008.4 Articles of iron or steel Vehicles other than railway, tramway Iron and steel Ships, boats and other floating structures Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof Furniture, lighting, signs, prefabricated buildings Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal Optical, photo, technical, medical apparatus Source: ITC

33 Intra-OIC Trade Potential of Central Asia Countries in Million USD UZBEKISTAN Exports Cotton 1,067.3 Copper and articles thereof Fuels Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotopes Edible fruit, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons Pearls, precious stones, metals Articles of apparel, accessories, knit or crochet Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers Fertilizers Zinc and articles thereof UZBEKISTAN Imports Machinery and boilers 1,989.3 Vehicles other than railway, tramway 1,026.2 Articles of iron or steel Iron and steel Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal Electrical, electronic equipment Pharmaceutical products Plastics and articles thereof Milling products, malt, starches, inulin, wheat gluten Rubber and articles thereof Source: ITC

34 Business Opportunities in Central Asia Countries AFGHANISTAN (Source: AISA) Agriculture: Milk processing and Manufacture of cheese, butter, yogurt, milk powder, ice cream, and other dairy; honey and honey products (food and cosmetics), propolis and bees wax products; almond production, processing and sales; sunflower Seeds and Oil and for cosmetics, carrier oils, bio-diesel, hypoallergenic Rubber and sunflower Meal; tomato production and processing; karakul pelts; sugar beets (syrup, betaine, uridine, bio-butanol production); Olive oil production (canned and jarred olives, premium preserved olive products like tapenades and cosmetic and health products); cashmere goat industry; cut fresh flowers, potted fresh flowers and flower essences and extracts; and cotton. Mining and Energy: cement plant; iron mine; oil and natural gas, solar and winf energy; copper, coal, uraniuml,… Transportation and logistics: Afghanistan-Pakistan-Iran…. And other links with OICAC. Other opportunities: Housing, hospitals and new hotels and restaurants construction, material construction; ICT (call centers, mobiles service), plastics, clothing ….

35 Business Opportunities in Central Asia Countries AZERBAIJAN (Source: AZPROMO) Agriculture: Dairy products, • Fruits and vegetables, • Viticulture, • Sugar products, • Beverages, • Animal husbandry, • Fisheries, • Apiculture, • Organic oils, • Tea production,• Hazelnuts and Cereals. Energy: Alternative and renewable energy sector: Production of solar panels and wind turbines, valves, windmill blades, wind battery, establishment of wind farms and solar water heaters, production of charger and converters, solar photovoltaic panels, solar lanterns and solar modules. Tourism: cultural and heritage tourism;• recreational tourism; • business tourism, • eco-tourism, • religious tourism and • sport and adventure tourism: Construction of 3- 4 star hotels, tourism complexes and SPA hotels. Construction: Production of construction materials, ceramic coating tiles, lime, glass, aluminum, cement and concrete blocks, construction of logistical warehouses, brick factory and machinery plants. Industry: Waste processing facilities, production of aluminum shape, plastics, spring beds, spare parts for agricultural equipment, electric equipment, polymer materials, precious metals, IT and medical equipment, shoes, leather, furniture,carpets…

36 Business Opportunities in Central Asia Countries KAZAKHSTAN (Source: Oil Refining and Development of Oil and Gas Infrastructure: development of oil and gas plants and alternative energy Mining-and-Metallurgical Sector : production of household devices; leather articles; chemical industry; rubber and plastics articles; other non-metallic mineral commodities; metallurgy industry; production of end metal works; machinery and equipment; petrochemicals. Chemical Industry: sulfuric acid, phosphate fertilizers and detergents. Atomic Industry: uranium and light industry. Machine Industry: railway, oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, automobile construction, agriculture, electrical system. Pharmaceutical Industry and Construction Industry and Building Materials Production Agriculturure: Plant Industry (grains, oil, melon field fruit and small-fruit crops, grape, sugar beet and potato), Cattle Production, Food and Processing Industry(meat, dairy, fish, flour-and-cereals and formula feed, sugar, fat-and-oil), Tourism, ICT, Biotechnology and Space activity.

37 Business Opportunities in Central Asia Countries KYRGYZSTAN Hydropower industry: hydroelectric power plants, construction of hydropower and renewable energy plants Mining sector: aluminum and ferroalloy plants, tin, tungsten, coal, Construction: clay, sand, limestone, gypsum, marble, granite, production of cement, bricks, glass, plaster, lime, heat and electrical insulating materials, coating materials. Agriculture and Agriculture processing: sugar, bakery, confectionery, fruits and vegetables, meat, milk, oil, pasta, soft drinks, tobacco, flour, cereal and tea-packing, livestock, Tourism sector: construction of hotels and restaurants,

38 Business Opportunities in Central Asia Countries TAJIKISTAN (Source: Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Corridor 6 (Ayni–Uzbekistan Border Road) Improvement Project Land Registration and Cadastre System Project Central Tajikistan Water Rehabilitation Project Projects of hydropower in Gorno-badakhshan and SughdGorno-badakhshanSughd Projects of minining in Dushanbe, Sughd and KhatlonDushanbeSughd Projects of infrastructure in Dushanbe, Sughd (Airports, Taj Air, post offices)DushanbeSughd Projects of light industry in Dushanbe Projects of Agriculture: fisheries, apricot and dairy, Projects of Tourism in Dushanbe

39 Business Opportunities in Central Asia Countries TURKMENISTAN (http://www.invest-turkmenistan.com/) Oil and natural gas sector (petroleum refining and processing facilities, chemical and petrochemical industrial facilities, new pipeline networks and related infrastructure, such as compressor stations, freight and logistics firms) Chemicals: Potassium, salt lake, magnesium, lithium, boron, rubidium, limestone Mining sector: cement, glass, dolomite, gypsum, bentonite, kaoline, iron, manganeze, copper, aluminum, lead, zinc Transportation infrastructure and social projects Telecommunications services and equipment: mobile communications and Internet service Tourism Industry and health sector Agriculture and fisheries

40 Business Opportunities in Central Asia Countries UZBEKISTAN (source: Oil-and-gas industry: refining and processing(production of polyethylene, polypropylene, liquefied gas, sulfur and tank gas) Chemical industry: fertilizers, organic and inorganic substances, artificial fibers, polymers, chemical agents for energy power, gold mining, chemical industries as well as chemical plant protection means. Pharmaceutical industry: Production of medicines and medical devices. Electric power: production of cables and wires, transformers, substations, elevators, TV sets, household and industrial refrigerators, air conditioners, electric lamps, and irons); Light industry: production of cotton yarn, cotton fabrics, stockinet, knitted wear and ready-made garments Leather and footwear industry and Tourism industry(hotels, restaurants) Agriculture Industry: fruit and vegetables (grapes and apples, peaches and pears, sweet cherry and plums, quince, water melon and melon, fig, pomegranate and their juices, oil, confectionary

41 Actions of ICDT for Central Asia Countries ICDT has drawn up guidelines for cooperation with the OIC Central Asia Member States within the framework of the implementation of resolution n° 42/37-POL adopted by the 37 th Session of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers, held in Dushanbe, Republic of Tajikistan in Areas of cooperation: -Trade information and assistance of the trade promotion centres and trade points (MOU signed with KAZNEX in June 2011), ICDT proposes to organise a mission of Setting up of trade information systems in 2016 for the benefit of OIC Central Asia TPOs. - Assistance in the organisation of Fairs and Exhibitions and Forums (Holding of a Regional Fair of Central Asia Countries in concomitance with the 7th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF): Astana, Kazakhstan, 7-9 June 2011) and holding of a Business Forum on “OIC-Central Asia Business Forum”: in collaboration with ITFC (IDB Group), Astana, Kazakhstan, November 2011) and holding 3rd OIC Asia Arab Business Forum in Kuala Lumpur on Sept 2013). ICDT is ready to organise in 2015 a workshop on the technical organisation of fairs and exhibitions for the benefit of OIC Central Asia.

42 Actions of ICDT for Central Asia Countries -Assistance in trade negotiations-ICDT organised a training seminar on “Exports and Investment Promotion Strategies in the context of globalisation” in Lefkosa, Turkish Cypriot State on March 2014 for the benefit of OIC Member Speaking English Countries including Central Asia Member States and ICDT proposes to organise a sensitizing seminar on TPS/OIC Agreement and PRETAS and Rules of Origin Protocols in order to expedite the process of ratification of this agreement by Central Asia Countries in ICDT has initiated since a decade a technical assistance to the OIC Countries in the field of Multilateral Trade Negotiations within WTO, this assistance consists of: Training seminars for the benefit of the executives of Member States; Notes and studies on the MTN; Technical assistance on request to extend assistance to the Central Asia Countries in their accession process to the WTO; Assistance on request in the preparations of negotiations.

43 ICDT’s upcoming events ICDT invites and will invite all OIC Central Asia to participate in its training programs, fairs and exhibitions and business forums: 4th OIC Asia Business Forum (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, November 2014) 3 rd OIC Halal Expo and Forum (Sharjah, UAE, 8-10 Dec 2014) 1st OIC GCC Asia Africa Business Forum (Dakar, Senegal, March 2015) 8 th OIC Agribusiness Expo (Jeddah, May 2015) 2 nd OIC Tourism Fair (Sharjah, UAE, Oct 015) 1st Exhibition of Organic and Local Products of the OIC Member States (Tunis, Tunisia, 29 Oct-1Nov 2015) 15 th OIC Trade fair (Conakry, Guinea, 28Oct-1 Nov th OIC Halal Expo and Forum (Sharjah, UAE, 9-11 Dec 2015)

44 Way forward for enhancing intra-OIC Trade with Central Asia Countries Various important business opportunities in OIC Central Asia Countries: Energy, Mining, Tourism, Building, chemicals, Finance and Halal Products.... Need a development of transportation networks with other customers and suppliers in order enhance intra-OIC Trade Developing integrated projects with all OIC Institutions in collaboration regional and international organisations in order to diversify exports Organising more investment and business activities in this region Encouraging OIC Central Asia to expedite the signature and ratification of all OIC agreements and protocols relating to Economic and commercial cooperation under the OIC GS and the COMCEC CCO. Encouraging the involvement of the OIC Central Asia to all OIC Institutions activities within a framework of the Consultative Group for enhancing intra-OIC Trade.

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