Zim to sell to EU

ZIMBABWE will soon be allowed to sell its goods to the European Union (EU) without paying tariffs and quotas, the clearest indication yet that the relationship between the EU and the southern African nation is thawing.

ZIMBABWE will soon be allowed to sell its goods to the European Union (EU) without paying tariffs and quotas, the clearest indication yet that the relationship between the EU and the southern African nation is thawing.

The EU parliament on Thursday granted its consent to the Interim Economic Partnership Agreement, which also includes Madagascar, Mauritius and Seychelles.

The economic partnership agreement (EPAs) would allow the four countries — Zimbabwe, Madagascar, Mauritius and the Seychelles — to sell coffee, sugar cane and tobacco in the EU without tariffs and quotas. (…)