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European Parliament softens position on EPA trade deals
The European Union’s only directly elected body is demanding that a new trade deal between the bloc and Cameroon should not be applied to other countries in central Africa.
European Union, Cameroon sign interim trade deal
The European Union and Cameroon signed a "stepping stone" economic partnership agreement (EPA) trade deal on Thursday pending a broader regional accord with central African states.
Cameroon regrets economic agreement with EU Commission
In what looks like crying over spilt milk, Cameroon’s economic experts are spending sleepless nights seriously reflecting on the budgetary impact of the economic partnership agreement, EPA signed with the European Commission last December.
Cameroon to lose FCFA 1,036 billion to economic agreement
Experts have qualified the economic partnership agreement Cameroon signed with the European Union on December 17, 2007 as a veritable jinx that would inflict a heavy decline on customs revenue.
Cameroon: ACP-EU free trade accord - experts say Gov’t is on wrong track
Association des Producteurs de Bananes du Cameroun (ASSOBACAM), sources reveal, pushed the Cameroonian government to jump into a bilateral agreement with the EU Commission. Many observers interpret the move to mean that government sacrificed the young industrial sector of the country to protect the interest of banana producers, most of which are owned by Western countries.
Cameroon’s Biya supports partial signature of EPAs
Cameroonian President Paul Biya says he is in favour of the signing of partial Economic Partnership Agreements between the EU and the Central African Region.
EU, Cemac Disagree Over Trade Accord
A split has erupted among big economic operators in Cameroon as to whether or not government should respect the dateline of December 31, 2007, to sign the free trade Economic Partnership Accord between the European Union, EU, and some African, Caribbean and Pacific, ACP, countries.
Imported chicken cripples economy in western Africa
Europeans love chicken breast. What do they do with the chicken legs? The current answer: Freeze them and ship them to Africa where they sell at a price far cheaper than fresh local chicken.