IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/p/ena/enawpp/003.html
   My bibliography  Save this paper

Review of trade agreements and issues

Author

Listed:

Abstract

Beneath multilateral Agreements like the WTO agreement the EU evolved different Trade Agreements to induce European integration, perpetuate economic relations with former colonies and to improve relations with developing, emerging and transitional countries by granting trade preferences. Common features of the EU preferential agreements are as follows: • covering general trade, • allowing a phasing-in period with a fast implementation in non-agricultural sectors except for textiles, • granting preferences for sensitive products of agri-food sectors (e.g. sugar, beef, bananas, dairy products) in terms of tariff rate quotas (limited imports by reduced MFN rates), • implementation of special safeguards because CAP is regarded as ultimate objective and addressing more qualitative aspects like common standards, SPS, property rights, institutional settings as well as investment environment.

Suggested Citation

  • Marianne Kurzweil & Oliver von Ledebur & Petra Salamon, 2003. "Review of trade agreements and issues," ENARPRI Working Papers 003, ENARPRI (European Network of Agricultural and Rural Policy Research Institutes).
  • Handle: RePEc:ena:enawpp:003
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://www.ceps.eu/system/files/book/1073.pdf
    Download Restriction: no

    References listed on IDEAS

    as
    1. Fernandez, Raquel & Portes, Jonathan, 1998. "Returns to Regionalism: An Analysis of Nontraditional Gains from Regional Trade Agreements," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 12(2), pages 197-220, May.
    2. Arvind Panagariya, 1996. "The Free Trade Area of the Americas: Good for Latin America?," The World Economy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 19(5), pages 485-515, September.
    Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)

    More about this item

    NEP fields

    This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:ena:enawpp:003. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Eleni Kaditi). General contact details of provider: http://edirc.repec.org/data/enaprea.html .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If CitEc recognized a reference but did not link an item in RePEc to it, you can help with this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.