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.



The Private Sector's Perspective, Priorities and Role in Regional Integration and Implications for Regional Trade Arrangements

Several of the main companies operating at the regional level were consulted in the course of this study, as well as leading national firms and privatesector representatives in Tanzania, Kenya and South Africa. The study also draws on research carried out in Namibia and Rwanda and during the mid-term review of the SADC Trade Protocol. Companies operating at the regional level provided a particularly useful perspective, as they enabled a direct comparison of experiences across different countries.


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