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Encyclopedia > Developing 8 Countries
The official D-8 logo.
The official D-8 logo.
D8 member states
The Developing 8 Countries
The Developing 8 Countries
Flag of Iran Iran
Flag of Indonesia Indonesia
Flag of Malaysia Malaysia
Flag of Pakistan Pakistan
Flag of Bangladesh Bangladesh
Flag of Turkey Turkey
Flag of Egypt Egypt
Flag of Nigeria Nigeria

The Developing 8 (D-8 or Developing Eight) are a group of large Muslim countries that have formed an economic development alliance. It consists of Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan and Turkey. The group was established after an announcement in Istanbul on June 15, 1997. Image File history File links D-8. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1357x628, 46 KB) Summary The Developing 8 countries Licensing File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Developing 8 Countries ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1357x628, 46 KB) Summary The Developing 8 countries Licensing File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Developing 8 Countries ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Iran. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Indonesia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Malaysia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Pakistan. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bangladesh. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Turkey. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Egypt. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Nigeria. ... A Muslim (Arabic: مسلم, Turkish: Müslüman, Persian: مسلمان) is an adherent of Islam. ... Istanbul (Turkish: İstanbul, see also: other names) is Turkeys largest city, and its cultural and economic center. ...


"The objectives of D-8 are to improve developing countries' positions in the world economy, diversify and create new opportunities in trade relations, enhance participation in decision-making at the international level, and provide better standards of living."


Preferential Trade Agreement

Representatives of each of the eight developing countries (known as D-8 countries) except Bangladesh signed a Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) on May 14 at the D-8 Summit on May 13-14, 2006 at Bali, Indonesia. Bali is an Indonesian island located at , , one of the Lesser Sunda Islands. ...


Past summits

Number Date Country Place
1 1998 Turkey Istanbul
2 1999 Bangladesh Dhaka
3 2001 Egypt Cairo
4 2004 Iran Tehran
5 2006 Indonesia Bali

1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Istanbul (Turkish: İstanbul, see also: other names) is Turkeys largest city, and its cultural and economic center. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Dhaka (previously Dacca; Bangla: ঢাকা Ḍhākā), population 12,560,000[1] (2005 UN projection for statistical metropolitan area), is the capital and largest city of Bangladesh. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Cairo Minarets Cairo (Arabic: ‎ transliterated: , transl. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Map of Iran and surrounding lands, showing location of Tehran View from Jamaran looking southwest toward Elahiyeh, Jordan, and Shemiran districts of Tehran. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Bali is an Indonesian island located at , , one of the Lesser Sunda Islands. ...

External links

  • Developing 8 website
  • Preferential Trade Agreement

 
 

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