External Trade: THE EU AND THE MEDITERRANEAN. 1. An introduction to the Euro-Med partnership…. The Euro-Med Partnership involves the EU countries and Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, the Palestinian Authority, Syria, Tunisia and Turkey .
The ‘Barcelona Process’ started at the Euro-Mediterranean Conference of Ministers of Foreign Affairs, 27-28 November 1995
It aimed to establish a Euro-Mediterranean Free Trade Area (EMFTA) by 2010, through Association Agreements with the EU
At present, there are agreements between the EU and Tunisia, Israel, Morocco, the Palestinian Authority, Egypt, Algeria and Lebanon.
- Lack financial structures to attract foreign capital
main trading partners of the Mediterranean.