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No CEPA with Pakistan before India

The Island

Sri Lanka is very likely not pursue a comprehensive economic partnership agreement (CEPA) with Pakistan because a similar agreement with India was put in …

http://www.island.lk/2009/10/10/business1.html

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October 9, 2009 Posted by | Economic Partnership Agreement, Uncategorized | | Leave a comment

TRADE: NGOs Welcome EU’s Vow "Not to Push ACP into EPAs"

IPS

… would not put “undue pressure” on African and other countries to conclude the controversial trade deals called economic partnership agreements (EPAs). …

http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=48792

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October 9, 2009 Posted by | Economic Partnership Agreement, EU, Uncategorized | , | Leave a comment

The European Commission And The Caribbean

CARIBWORLDNEWS.COM

… being including the Rio Group, SELA as well as new vehicles for dialogue with Europe including the institutions of the Economic Partnership Agreement. …

http://www.caribbeanworldnews.com/middle_top_news_detail.php?mid=2654

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Goff: Speech to US Partnership Forum, Washington

Scoop.co.nz – Wellington,New Zealand

The other critical area where Susan and I reached agreement was that we should commence negotiations towards a Trans Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership …

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0910/S00113.htm

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Africa: Land-Grabbing in Africa – the Why and the How

AllAfrica.com

… EU has a contractual obligation to import sugar from ACP (African, Caribbean and Pacific) states entering into an EPA (economic partnership agreement). …

http://allafrica.com/stories/200910080963.html

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Germany urges Namibia to sign EPA

New Era

WINDHOEK – Germany this week urged Namibia to sign the contentious Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union (EPA) as the. …

http://www.newera.com.na/article.php?articleid=7361

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October 8, 2009 Posted by | Economic Partnership Agreement, EU, Uncategorized | , | Leave a comment

Seychelles to receive increased support from the EU

African Press Agency

… budget support and €0.9 million will be allocated for capacity building and research related to the overall economic partnership agreement with the EU.

http://www.apanews.net/apa.php?page=show_article_eng&id_article=108447

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Foreign nurses hit 7-year wall

istockAnalyst.com

However, some are decrying the situation as unfair since nurses from Indonesia–a country that has an economic partnership agreement with Japan–have no …

http://www.istockanalyst.com/article/viewiStockNews/articleid/3535613

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October 7, 2009 Posted by | Economic Partnership Agreement, Uncategorized | | Leave a comment

‘Agric Sector Needs Protection’

Daily Guide

… the agricultural sector of the country from problems that may arise as a result of the implementation of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA). …

http://dailyguideghana.com/newd/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5763&Itemid=254

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Beware of the Chinese When They Bring Gifts

조선일보(영문판)

The construction of a major bridge over the Apnok or Yalu River is part of an economic partnership agreement China and North Korea signed on Sunday. …

http://english.chosun.com/site/data/html_dir/2009/10/07/2009100700827.html

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