The European Union (“EU”) signed an Economic Partnership Agreement (“EU-SADC EPA”) with the Southern African Development Community EPA States: Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Swaziland (“SADC EPA States”).
Pending ratification by all twenty eight EU Members States, the EU-SADC EPA provisionally entered into force between the EU and the SADC EPA States (excluding Mozambique) on 10 October 2016. This briefing provides a brief overview of the agreement's key benefits for South-African traders as well as the potential impact of Brexit on the future trade relationship between South Africa and the UK.
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