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Trade Agreement Between South Africa And Botswana

Desiring to maintain the free movement of goods between their countries and to apply the same customs duties and trade rules to goods imported from outside the common customs territory, hereinafter; Industrial products (including fish and other seafood) and processed agricultural products. Agricultural commodities are covered by bilateral agreements with the various EFTA countries: the EPA gives asymmetrical access to saDC-EPA partners. They can protect sensitive products from full liberalisation and safeguard measures can be used if imports from the EU increase too rapidly. A detailed development chapter identifies trade-related areas that are eligible for financing. The agreement also contains a chapter on sustainable development that covers social and environmental issues. On 10, the EU adopted an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) was signed on 26 June 2016 with the SADC EPA Group, comprising Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Eswatini (formerly Swaziland). Angola has the opportunity to accede to the agreement in the future….

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