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Members of the GAFTA:
Greater Arab Free Trade Area


The GAFTA is a trade agreement of currently 18 countries in Western Asia and in Northern Africa.

All member states comprise a total area of 11.46 million km² and about 421.49 million people. This is 7.6% of the habitable area around the world and 5.4% of the world population. With an economic output of 2,763.66 billion US dollars annually, they represent around 2.9 percent of the global economy. The value of all exported goods of these 18 countries was 736.41 billion US dollars per year at last count.
Map of member countries: GAFTA - Greater Arab Free Trade Area
CountryCommencementPopulationAreaGDP
Algeria200944.62 M2,382,000 km²167.98 bn US$
Bahrain19971.75 M778 km²38.87 bn US$
Egypt1997104.26 M1,001,000 km²404.14 bn US$
Iraq199741.18 M435,000 km²207.89 bn US$
Jordan200410.27 M89,000 km²45.24 bn US$
Kuwait19974.33 M18,000 km²105.96 bn US$
Lebanon19976.77 M10,000 km²18.08 bn US$
Libya19976.96 M1,760,000 km²41.88 bn US$
Morocco199737.34 M447,000 km²132.73 bn US$
Oman19975.22 M310,000 km²85.87 bn US$
Palestine20054.92 M6,020 km²18.04 bn US$
Qatar19972.93 M12,000 km²179.57 bn US$
Saudi Arabia199735.34 M2,150,000 km²833.54 bn US$
Sudan199744.91 M1,879,000 km²34.33 bn US$
Syria199718.28 M185,000 km²22.78 bn US$
Tunisia199711.94 M164,000 km²46.84 bn US$
United Arab Emirates19979.99 M84,000 km²358.87 bn US$
Yemen200530.49 M528,000 km²21.06 bn US$