GCC suspends free-trade talks with EU

27 May 2010

GCC secretary-general, Abdul Rahman al-Attiyah has announced the suspension of free-trade negotiations with the European Union after failing to overcome obstacles to an agreement, Bloomberg has reported. Talks have faltered over disagreements on petrochemical subsidies and foreign companies holding majority stakes in GCC companies, al-Attiyah said.

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