logo logo

Pacific: Trade officials deeply concerned about European offer

Radio Australia 29/08/2007

PACIFIC: Trade Officials deeply concerned about European offer

Pacific Trade officials are deeply concerned about a draft text submitted to them by Europe for the much-anticipated Economic Partnership Agreement. The Economic Partnership agreement is meant to be the main instrument putting the Cotonou Aid and Trade agreement into effect in the region. Trade officials and legal experts from 14 Pacific Island nations have just spent 3 days examing Europe’s draft agreement in detail.

Presenter - Jemima Garrett
Speaker - Dr Roman Grynberg, Director of the Pacific Islands Forum’s Economic Governance Program

listen windows media

 source: ABC