EU-Turkish customs union: How to proceed

July 23, 2016

New EU trade agreements could adversely affect Turkey as a non-EU member. This column presents new findings of an economic analysis in which different trade policy scenarios are considered. The results point to a clear policy recommendation – Turkey and the EU should mutually deepen their customs union by including the agriculture and service sectors as soon as possible.

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Topics: REGIONAL INTEGRATION CUSTOMS UNION

Agreements: TURKEY-EU CUSTOMS AGREEMENT

Regions: TURKEY EUROPEAN UNION (EU)

Authors: GABRIEL FELBERMAYR RAHEL AICHELE ERDAL YALCIN

Publishing Institution: VOX - CEPR'S POLICY PORTAL

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