Analytical Note, March 2007
Fact sheet 2: The Value of EU Preferences for the ACP and EPA contribution to Market Access.
This Analytical Note is part of a series of Fact Sheets designed to overview and assesses the development implications of the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs), which the EU is currently negotiating with 76 countries in Africa, the Caribbean and Pacific (ACP). The purpose of these Fact Sheets is to examine the existing material on EPAs and to provide an analysis of their potential impact on ACP countries. The Fact Sheets seek to increase the understanding of the substantive issues at stake in the negotiations, thereby enabling policy-makers, lobbyists and campaigners to make informed decisions about how to engage with EPAs.
This Fact Sheet analyzes the impact of the expiry of Cotonou preferences for ACP exporters.
This article was tagged: Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs), Least Developed Countries (LDCs), Market Access, Most Favoured Nation (MFN), Special and Differential Treatment, Tariffs, Trade for Development, Trade Liberalization, World Trade Organization (WTO)