Oxfam warns EU trade deals could sink poor countries

Original Publication Date: 
28 September, 2006

Free trade agreements mooted between the European Union (EU) and several African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries could destroy the economies of poor countries, development agency Oxfam has warned.

In a report called Unequal Partners, Oxfam said that since the collapse of the Doha Round of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) this year, the EU had