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 Development Agenda for the Economic Partnership Agreement between the EU and the Pacific ACP (PACP): A Concept Paper

Under the trade provisions of the Cotonou agreement the EU and the ACP have agreed to enter into negotiations on a WTO-compatible trade regime no later than September 2002. The precise configuration of the partnership agreement remains to be determined. There remains within the ACP group a strong view that the partnership or at least significant elements of the trade agreements should be negotiated on an ACP-wide basis.


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