Assessing the Economic Impact of the ECOWAS CET and Economic Partnership Agreement on Ghana

January 1, 0215

Ghana is currently facing two major trade policy adjustments - the economic community of West African states (ECOWAS) common external tariff (CET) is a significant milestone within the long history of regional integration in West Africa. In addition to the CET, Ghana faces the economic partnership agreement (EPA) with the European Union, which has been designed to build on the CET in West Africa. This study aims to enhance the debate by presenting an intuitive and data-driven technical perspective on the likely effects of the CET and the EPA.

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Topics: ECONOMIC COMMUNITY OF WEST AFRICAN STATES (ECOWAS) COMMON EXTERNAL TARIFF (CET)

Regions: GHANA WEST AFRICA

Authors: THE WORLD BANK

Publishing Institution: WORLD BANK GROUP

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