Joint statement of the EU and Ghana on the start of trading under the EU-Ghana interim Economic Partnership Agreement

July 2, 2021 EIN Presswire 0 Comments

Executive Vice-President and Commissioner for Trade Valdis Dombrovskis and Hon. Alan Kyerematen, Minister of Trade and Industry of Ghana, are pleased to announce that July 1, 2021 marks the start of effective implementation by Ghana of the interim Economic Partnership Agreement (iEPA) between the European Union and Ghana.

Since December 2016, the iEPA guarantees duty-free quota-free access to the EU market for products made in Ghana and as of today Ghana starts liberalising access to its market for 80% of the total volume of EU exports. This is crucial for developing and diversification of our bilateral trade. It also creates better opportunities for EU companies to trade and invest in Ghana and produce goods for export to the wider African market under the preferences available under the African Continental Free Trade Area. Read More.

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