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.
Four African countries Madagascar, Mauritius, the Seychelles and Zimbabwe from now on will be able to sell their goods in the EU without paying tariffs and quotas. The Parliament on Thursday, 17 January, granted its consent to the Interim Economic Partnership Agreement. “This interim agreement, the first step towards a final one, should improve conditions… Read more »
Members of the European Parliament granted their consent to an interim economic partnership agreement (EPA) with four African countries – Madagascar, Mauritius, the Seychelles and Zimbabwe – on 17 January, allowing said nations to benefit from duty and quota-free access to the EU market. (…)
Madagascar, Mauritius, the Seychelles and Zimbabwe will get duty- and quota-free access to the EU market, under the EU’s first economic partnership deal, endorsed by Parliament on Thursday, with an African region.
On 16 January 2013, MEPs debated a new partnership agreement between the EU and certain African countries.