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Financial services (de-)regulation in trade agreements Part 1: GATS 1994 First services trade agreement Four modes of services trade Most important: mode 3, investment Market access and national treatment commitments via bottom-up approach Commitments can not be changed without...

CARIFORUM EU EPA: A Look at the Cultural Provisions

OVERVIEW Cultural Provisions in the EPA Significance of the Cultural Provisions What Happened since 2009 Some Concerns Where do we go from here Cultural/Creative Industries Cultural and creative industries are among the fastest growing sectors in the world and...

Brexit: Implications for African Agriculture

Brexit:The Main Dimensions the UK tariff dimension; the UK non-tariff dimension; the UK preference erosion dimension; the functioning of EU27 markets dimension; the trilateral trade dimension; the trade displacement dimension. The Brexit Process (1) LDCs UK will replicate bilaterally...

BYE BYE COTONOU Partnership Agreement

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