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Developing countries to get tighter conditions on beneficial EU market access, Commission proposes

By Joanna Sopinska
  • 22 Sep 2021 09:31
  • 22 Sep 2021 09:31
Imports from developing countries to the EU will face additional requirements to qualify for lower or zero tariffs under European Commission plans to tighten the Generalised Scheme of Preferences.

Under a proposal published today (see here), the commission would require exporting countries to meet higher standards on climate, human rights an

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Joanna Sopinska

Senior Correspondent

Joanna covers trade in Brussels. Formerly trade editor of EU Trade Insights, she has many years' experience reporting on trade, investment policy and foreign affairs. Before that, she spent nine years at Europolitics news agency writing on trade, agriculture policy and foreign affairs. Before moving to Brussels in 2006, Joanna worked as an analyst at the Polish Institute of International Relations (PISM) in Warsaw.

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