Analytical Note, February 2008
Fact Sheet 7: Market Access for Trade in Goods in Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs).
This Fact Sheet Nb.7 overviews market access provisions related to the liberalisation of merchandise trade under the Interim Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) that were initialed in the end of 2007 between the EU and 35 countries in Africa, the Caribbean and Pacific (ACP).
It is part of a series of Fact Sheets designed to improve stakeholders’ understanding of the legal, economic and developmental implications of specific provisions in the texts agreed to as well as to suggest options for improvement, particularly for the ACP countries and regions which are in the process of finalizing an EPA text.
This article was tagged: Agriculture, Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs), Food Security, Industrialization, Least Developed Countries (LDCs), Market Access, Regional Integration, Trade for Development, Trade Liberalization, World Trade Organization (WTO)