EAC-EU EPA signing postponed as deliberations continue

July 22, 2016

The signing of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the EU and the EAC (East African Community) due to be ratified in October 2016 has been postponed, coming as a surprise to the international community. The EPA was set to be signed in Nairobi, Kenya, on 18 July 2016.

 

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Topics: EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY (EAC) ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENTS (EPA)

Regions: EUROPEAN UNION (EU) AFRICA

Authors: INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR TRADE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (ICTSD)

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