• Description

EU double standards on trade policy are a disgrace. The EU forces Third World countries to open their markets at breakneck speed, while maintaining barriers to Third World exports, particularly farm products and textiles. The EU does further damage to livelihoods in the developing world by dumping highly-subsidised agricultural surpluses with which small farmers cannot compete. This paper describes what EU Heads of State must do if they are serious about making trade fair.

Europe's Double Standards: How the EU Should Reform Its Trade Policies with the Developing World