ECOWAS ministers discuss proposals for resumption of EPA negotiations
Date posted: 1 October 2013
Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), European Union (EU), West Africa
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Loss of EPA status can bankrupt fishing industry
Date posted: 25 September 2013
Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), Namibia
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Sindiso Ngwenya: comments on the EDF11 regional programming orientations
Date posted: 18 September 2013
Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), European Union (EU), Infrastructure finance, Southern African Development Community (SADC), Tripartite FTA
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The EU's bilateral trade and investment agreements: an update
Date posted: 6 August 2013
Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), European Union (EU), Mercosur, Southern African Development Community (SADC), Trade facilitation
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EAC fallout over EU deals
Date posted: 28 July 2013
Agricultural trade, East African Community (EAC), Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), Kenya, Uganda
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EPA negotiations coordination meeting
Date posted: 22 July 2013
African Union, Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), Private sector, Trade facilitation
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de Gucht: "EU committed to conclude trade negotiations with SADC still this year"
Date posted: 21 July 2013
Botswana, Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), Southern African Development Community (SADC)
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South Africa-European Union summit: communiqué
Date posted: 18 July 2013
Climate change, Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), Energy sector, European Union (EU), Infrastructure finance, South Africa, Trade facilitation
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No unfair EPA deal
Date posted: 18 July 2013
Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), Namibia, Southern African Customs Union (SACU)
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Namibia: remarks by EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht
Date posted: 17 July 2013
Agricultural trade, Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), European Union (EU), Namibia, Southern African Customs Union (SACU)
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EU says 11-year East African trade talks to end soon
Date posted: 15 July 2013
East African Community (EAC), Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), European Union (EU)
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EU chief jets in as SADC trade talks falter
Date posted: 12 July 2013
Botswana, Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), European Union (EU), Southern African Development Community (SADC)
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Regional EAC symposium on bilateral trade negotiations opens
Date posted: 30 May 2013
Civil society, East African Community (EAC), Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)
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Not wise putting all our eggs in EU basket
Date posted: 23 May 2013
Botswana, Diversification, Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), European Union (EU), Trade facilitation
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EU-Eastern and Southern Africa EPA communique
Date posted: 19 May 2013
Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), European Union (EU), Southern African Development Community (SADC)
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Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)

Early Closure of TMSA Programme: The Secretary of State of the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) has decided to terminate its financial contribution to TradeMark Southern Africa (TMSA), as announced on 4 December 2013. As DFID is the sole financier of the TMSA programme of support to the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite, TMSA will officially be closed from 17 March 2014 instead of 31 October 2014. For more information about the TMSA closure, and for a summary of some of the more notable successes of the Tripartite achieved with TMSA support, please click here