Commonwealth Trade Hot Topics

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2071-9914 (online)
http://dx.doi.org/10.14217/20719914
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The Trade Hot Topics series provides concise and informative analyses of various trade and trade-related issues which are prepared both by Commonwealth Secretariat and international experts.
 

Post-Brexit UK-ACP Trading Arrangements

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Author(s):
Mohammad A. Razzaque, Brendan Vickers1
Author Affiliations
  • 1: Commonwealth Secretariat, United Kingdom

04 Nov 2016
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No.:
137
Pages:
8
http://dx.doi.org/10.14217/5jln9q109bmr-en

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The prospect of the UK formulating its own trade policy following Brexit is likely to have implications for the existing Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) between the European Union (EU) and some African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries, and the UK’s future trading arrangements with the ACP. This issue of Commonwealth Trade Hot Topics examines the implications of Brexit for existing EPAs, and options for trade arrangements that could avoid possible trade disruptions arising as a result of post-Brexit policy shifts.
Keywords:
economic partnership agreements, Brexit, African, Caribbean and Pacific countries, European Union
JEL Classification:
  • F13: International Economics / Trade / Trade Policy ; International Trade Organizations