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Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the European Union and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) EPA Group

August 28, 2016
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An agreement oriented towards development Asymmetric trade opening Under the SADC EPA, the EU will guarantee Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, and Swaziland 100% free access to its market. The EU has also fully or partially removed customs duties on 98.7% of imports coming from South Africa. The […]

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SA part of groundbreaking new trade agreement with EU

June 14, 2016
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Six countries in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) – including South Africa – have signed an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union, the first of its kind between the EU and an African region.

The signing, by the EU commissioner for trade, Cecilia Malmström, took place […]

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Nigeria Working To Resolve EU Suspension Of Beans Export

May 11, 2016
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The Federal Government says it is working closely with relevant agencies towards ensuring that the European Union’s (EU’s) suspension of Nigeria’s dried beans exports is lifted in June. Dr Vincent Isegbe, the Coordinating Director, Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS), made this known in an interview […]

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Call for expression of Interest Green Economy Export Development Programme 2016

February 23, 2016
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In order to grow your business, you need to tap into as many new markets as possible, but the cost of exporting can be beyond the reach of most companies in the current financial climate.  The Department of Trade and Industry is offering companies opportunity to exhibit in […]

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