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Fresh post-COVID-19 winds for Euro-Mediterranean trade?

This week’s Union for the Mediterranean trade ministerial meeting saw leaders express hopes for stronger regional economic integration and a greater role for the region in ‘near-shoring’ industrial supply chains in the post-Covid-19 era. But twenty-five years into the existence of the Barcelona Process – which ministers celebrated this week …

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New Paneuromed rules of origin to start applying without Morocco and Tunisia

Simplifying rules of origin for the hub-and-spoke preferential trade arrangements in the European Union’s neighbourhood is anything but a simple exercise. The renegotiation of the Regional Convention on pan-Euro-Mediterranean preferential rules of origin – the PEM convention – has been going on for a decade. It aims at introducing a …