Navigating New Waters

A Reader on ACP-EU Trade Relations

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An essential reader and reference tool for trade experts and interested parties, bringing together key analysis on all aspects of trade negotiations between the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) states and the European Union.

The editors, both highly experienced in trade negotiations, have selected the most useful articles on all key aspects of trade negotiations, including market access, services, fisheries, regional integration, compatibility with the multilateral framework, the development dimension and capacity building in trade negotiations.

The introduction highlights the major concerns of the book, focusing on ensuring that the priorities of developing countries are addressed.

This publication is comprised of two volumes.



A Caribbean–EU EPA: Towards an Enhanced Partnership?

The Caribbean region has historically experienced a special and privileged relationship with its European partners. However, the time has come for the Caribbean to fundamentally re-evaluate its partnership with Europe. After more than 30 years of preferential treatment with the European Union (EU), the Caribbean should have the opportunity to enter into an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the EU by 2008 at the latest.


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