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.



Preference-dependent Economies in the Doha Round: Impacts and Options

Since their emergence in the late 1960s, preferential market access schemes for developing countries have significantly impacted global trade and investment decisions in both developed and developing countries. Barriers to global free trade create distortions, and distortions create both costs and benefits. The benefits of trade preferences have accrued not only to the markets that they protect, but also to a small but significant number of developing countries whose economies have become dependent on preferential access.


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