This is the first publication by the IRU on the road transport industry in the League of Arab States (LAS) region, which presents the status of trade and transport in Arab countries. The publication gives an overview on the transport policies adopted in the Arab World, by describing the major transport policy makers and the regional transport agreements, conventions and systems adopted. The publication also gives a statistical overview of regional trade in the Arab World and discusses trade flows in the region based on the scope of activities of the main international corridors, main distribution centres and main ports in the Arab World. Furthermore, this report also mentions the transport sector in the LAS region, based on available transport infrastructure and capacity utilisation, road accidents, and most recent statistics pertaining to the application of key UN trade and transport facilitation conventions, notably the TIR.
Trade & Transport
Middle East and North Africa (MENA)