A positive step, as the United Kingdom continues to strengthen its relations with this region. 6 For more details on cumulation of origin, see Box 2 of our report Review of International Agreements: Treaties Examined on 26 February 2019 (31st Report, Session 2017-19, HL Paper 300) 6.The Agreement introduces expanded cumulation of origin, like other trade agreements previously examined by the Committee. This allows both parties to recognise materials from the EU as coming from the UK or a Cariforum state for exports between them. Under certain conditions, processing by the European Union may also be recognised for UK exports to the Cariforum States and vice versa.6 The Government provides that, without these provisions, products from the United Kingdom or a Cariforum State using EU content would no longer meet the conditions of origin for preferential treatment by the other Party7. on Alicia Nicholls. B.Sc. (Hons), M.Sc. (Dist.), LL.B. (Hons), a trade and development consultant based in the Caribbean. She regularly writes and presents on trade and development issues concerning the Caribbean and other small States. You can follow her on Twitter @LicyLaw. All opinions expressed on this blog are Alicia`s personal opinions and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of any institution or entity to which she may be related from time to time.
View all posts by caribbeantradelaw An Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) is a kind of free trade agreement for relations with developing countries. 12.Finally, it is apparent from the Government`s explanatory memorandum that the Government has consulted the territories whose international relations fall within the competence of the United Kingdom and which will be subject to the Agreement. . . .