EU urged to drop barriers to trade with poorer countries

City AM report on new IEA research

The Institute of Economic Affairs will today call on Brussels to help development in poorer countries by scrapping non-tariff barriers to trade.

A new report will also urge governments in developing countries to boost growth by slashing measures that stifle international trade.

“There is an urgent requirement for the EU to remove protectionist import barriers erected against poor countries,” the new report says.

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