Radio Australia 29/08/2007
PACIFIC: Trade Officials deeply concerned about European offer
Pacific Trade officials are deeply concerned about a draft text submitted to them by Europe for the much-anticipated Economic Partnership Agreement. The Economic Partnership agreement is meant to be the main instrument putting the Cotonou Aid and Trade agreement into effect in the region. Trade officials and legal experts from 14 Pacific Island nations have just spent 3 days examing Europe’s draft agreement in detail.
Presenter - Jemima Garrett
Speaker - Dr Roman Grynberg, Director of the Pacific Islands Forum’s Economic Governance Program