The Seventh Meeting of the COMCEC Trade Working Group was held on February 25th, 2016 in Crowne Plaza Hotel Ankara, Turkey with the theme of “Strengthening the Compliance of the OIC Member States to International Standards”.

The Meeting was attended by the representatives of 20 Member States, which have notified their focal points for the Trade Working Group namely, Algeria, Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Mali, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sudan, Uzbekistan and Turkey. Representatives of COMCEC Coordination Office, International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (IDB/ITFC), UNIDO and The Standards and Metrology Institute for the Islamic Countries (SMIIC) have also attended the Meeting.

The Representatives of the Member States have shared their experiences, achievements and challenges in the Meeting. Moreover extensive deliberations were made on the theme with a view to establish policy advises for strengthening the compliance of the OIC Member States to international standards.

The Meeting has considered the Studies namely “Strengthening the Compliance of the OIC Member States to International Standards” commissioned by the COMCEC Coordination Office (CCO) and the “COMCEC Trade Outlook 2015” prepared by the CCO.

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