Question for written answer E-000250/2015
to the Commission
Jonathan Arnott (EFDD)
Subject: Middle East and North Africa trade status
Which countries in the Middle East and North Africa enjoy Generalised Scheme of Preferences Plus (GSP+) status with the EU in terms of trade?
Answer given by Ms Malmström
on behalf of the Commission
At this stage, there are 13 beneficiaries of the EU Generalised scheme of preferences plus (GSP+) arrangement but none of them are from Middle East or North Africa regions. They are Armenia, Bolivia, Cape Verde, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Georgia, Guatemala, Mongolia, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru and the Philippines.