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EU-South Africa Trade Agreement

Syllabus of the Sub-subject: European Union-South Africa Trade, Development and Cooperation Agreement.

  1. Introduction to the Trade, Development and Cooperation Agreement between the European Union and South Africa
  2. Key features of the South Africa-European Union Trade, Development and Cooperation Agreement
The Sub-subject “European Union-South Africa Trade, Development and Cooperation Agreement” is part of the following programs:
  1. Doctorates (distance education): Africa, Europe
  2. Courses: Africa's International Relations, EU's International Relations, Southern Africa
  3. Online Masters: Europe, International Business, Africa, BRICS Countries
  4. Bachelor's Degree in Inter-African Business

Languages of study English or Spanish Unión Europea-Sudáfrica French Union européenne-Afrique du Sud Portuguese União Europeia-África do Sul.

Sample of the Sub-subject - European Union-South Africa Trade, Development and Cooperation Agreement:
European Union-South Africa Trade and Cooperation Agreement

Description of the sub-subject - European Union-South Africa Trade, Development and Cooperation Agreement

South Africa has in force a Trade, Development and Cooperation Agreement with the European Union. The main objective is to create a free trade area covering 90% of the foreign trade between the countries of the European Union (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, France, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, the United Kingdom (BREXIT), the Czech Republic, Romania, and Sweden) and South Africa.

The EU-South Africa Trade, Development and Cooperation Agreement seeks to increase and liberalise the reciprocal trade in goods, services and capital.

Tolerance: 15% of the ex-works price (except for certain products)

Type of accumulation: diagonal, complete and bilateral.

The Duty drawback under the EU-South Africa Trade, Development and Cooperation Agreement is authorised.

Compulsory EU Import Documents:

  1. Certificate of goods EUR.1 (issued by the Customs authorities of South Africa)
  2. Invoice declaration

The European Union has an Economic Partnership Agreement (provisionally applied) with the Southern African Development Community (SADC) which also includes Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa and Swaziland.

The European Union-South Africa Trade, Development and Cooperation Agreement belongs to the European Economic Area (Western Civilisation) and the African Civilisation.



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