International Trade

International Trade

We specialise in the law and practice of the World Trade Organization (WTO), focusing on protecting and enhancing market access for our clients in the GCC and global markets. Our team’s in-depth knowledge and experience in international trade law enable us to offer strategic advice and robust legal representation to our clients.

Our Services and Approach

  • Market Access and Trade Compliance: We provide expert guidance on market access issues, ensuring compliance with WTO and free trade agreements . Our approach involves a detailed analysis of trade barriers and the development of strategies to overcome them.

  • Customs Valuation and Trade Disputes: We represent clients in customs valuation cases and trade disputes under various WTO agreements. Our expertise ensures effective handling of disputes and negotiations to protect our clients' interests.

  • Advocacy and Legal Representation: Our firm advocates for clients in negotiations and legal proceedings under the various WTO agreements, including Agriculture, Trade Barriers to Trade, Customs Valuation, Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures, Import Licensing, and The Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS)

Notable Achievements

  • Assisting Industry Growth: We have successfully assisted industries such as the Jordanian galvanized coil sheets sector and the A4 paper industry in increasing applied Most Favored Nation (MFN) rates on imported products under Article 2 of the GATT 1994. These efforts have significantly contributed to the protection and growth of these industries.

  • Customs Evaluation and Trade Compliance: Our firm successfully represented a General Motors dealership in Jordan in a customs evaluation case under the WTO’s Customs Evaluation Agreement, showcasing our ability to navigate complex trade regulations.

  • Facilitating Market Access: We successfully represented the Northern Cement Company in Jordan in a law suit filed under article 11 of GATT 1994, to cancel a governmental decision prohibiting the entry of clinker cement raw material, which helped the industry maintain and enhance its competitive advantage in the Jordanian market.

Our Commitment

At Al Armouti, our commitment lies in providing expert legal services in WTO and free trade matters. We focus on ensuring our clients can effectively navigate the complexities of international trade laws and policies, safeguarding their market access and compliance with global trade standards.



Contact Info


Tel:  +971 4 581 3667


Tel : +962 6 2229704

Latest Publications

- Trade & Customs 2022 : Jordan

- International trade in goods and services in Jordan 2020

- Sale and storage of goods in Jordan 2020

- Trade & Customs 2020: Jordan

About Us

Al Armouti is a leading boutique law firm in WTO practice and trade remedies.