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 Customs Union for GCC States

Procedures and steps for implementation of the Customs Union of the GCC States


The Supreme Council, in its 23rd Session held in Qatar (21 - 22 December 2002 A.C.), approved the launch of the Customs Union of the GCC States as of 1/1/ 2003 A.C. It also approved the procedures and steps recommended by the Financial and Economic Cooperation Committee (the GCC Ministers of Finance and Economy) for the establishment of the Customs Union of the GCC States.

These procedures and steps comprise the following:​