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15-Mar-2011_lg September 13, 2013

Regional Media Workshop on the CARIFORUM-EU EPA

On March 17th & 18th, 2011, Antigua & Barbuda EPA Implementation Unit hosted the The Regional Media Workshop on the CARIFORUM-EU EPAorganised by the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) Implementation Unit of the Caribb... read more

15-May-2011_lg September 13, 2013

CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) National Awareness Building Workshop

The Antigua and Barbuda EPA Implementation Unit in collaboration with Caribbean Export Development Agency and Deutsche Gesellschaft for Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) held an Awareness Building Workshop on March 10th - 11th, 2011 at the Ant... read more

28-Feb-2011 September 13, 2013

Publication of article in ICTSD-ECDPM International Trade Publication ‘Trade Negotiations Insights’

As part of series of activities to build awareness of the work of EPA Implementation nationally, regionally and internationally, the Antigua & Barbuda EPA Implementation is seeking to collaborate with media outlets to discuss issues relevant... read more

27-Feb-2011 September 13, 2013

Sensitization of Stakeholders on the HS 2007

The Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System (HS) of tariff nomenclature is an internationally standardised system of names and numbers for classifying traded products in order to avoid the duplication of product classification in diff... read more

22-Feb-2011_lg September 13, 2013

Country Visit of Consultant on OAS/OECS Study – “Implementing The CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement – Legal Review And Design Of Projects In Trade In Services And Investment for OECS”.

The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States with support from the Regional EPA Implementation Unit of the CARICOM Secretariat and the Organisation of American States (OAS) through the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) funding lau... read more

15-Nov-2010 September 13, 2013

Stakeholder Meetings for the fourth quarter of 2010

The Antigua & Barbuda EPA Implementation Unit commenced introductory stakeholder meetings with various public sector initiatives. The objectives of the meetings were to: introduce the work of the Unit; take inventory of the issues... read more

09-Dec-2010_lg September 13, 2013

Attendance of the Validation Seminar on “Strengthening the Capacity of Services Suppliers to compete effectively in the European Union and Other International Markets”

On December 9th, 2010, the Antigua and Barbuda EPA Implementation Unit was invited by The EPA Implementation Unit of the Foreign Trade Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Barbados to attend and participate in a Valid... read more

01-Dec-2010_lg September 13, 2013

31st Meeting of CARICOM Council of Trade and Economic Development

The Thirty-First meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development COTED was convened in Guyana on 1st December, 2010 with Antigua and Barbuda as Chair of the organ of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). Senator Hon. Joanne Massiah, Minis... read more

15-Nov-2010 September 13, 2013

The Establishment of the Antigua & Barbuda EPA Implementation Unit

On October 15th, 2008, Antigua and Barbuda along with fourteen 14 other CARIFORUM countries signed an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union (EU), marking the end of preferential market access of commodities into Europe and... read more

website September 7, 2013

Prelaunch of Website for the Antigua and Barbuda EPA Implementation Unit

The German International Development Agency (GIZ) have been providing technical and financial support to the region’s EPA Implementing Authorities and like entities since….The assistance provided thus far have greatly supported the implement... read more