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Eastern Partnership and its trade dimension: What place for trade in the EaP framework?

14-07-2021, 12:02   7995
Eastern Partnership and its trade dimension:  What place for trade in the EaP framework?

This briefing paper attempts to provide an overview of the role of international trade in the Eastern Partnership initiative. It lays out existing bilateral and multilateral trade cooperation elements within the Eastern Partnership framework as well as trade-related assistance provided by the European Union to the partner countries. The briefing paper finds that trade is one of the key priority areas of the Eastern Partnership and comprehensive institutional and treaty arrangements, as well as instruments of assistance, are available to foster further trade integration, albeit at different degrees with regard to different countries of the Partnership.    

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