A comparison of EU and ACP positions is now available
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CTA. 2002. A comparison of EU and ACP positions is now available. Agritrade, August 2002. CTA, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
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A comparison of the major components of the ACP and EU positions on issues in...
A comparison of the major components of the ACP and EU positions on issues in the forthcoming trade negotiations, along with a brief commentary, has been produced by the European Research Office at the request of the NGO network, the Cotonou Monitoring Group. Areas covered include: the approach to EPAs; the underlying objectives which EPAs should promote; the approach to the negotiations; the relationship between EPAs and WTO rules; how the principle of special and differential treatment should be applied; market access; the approach to the external effects of the CAP; the approach to addressing adjustment costs; the approach to the issue of fiscal adjustment; the scope of discussion on trade related areas and trade in services; the perceived costs and benefits of EPAs; the respective approaches to sequencing of intra-ACP regional arrangements and EPAs; the approach to involving concerned stakeholders.