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In March 2007, negotiations began on a new expanded agreement to replace the previous PARTNERSHIP and cooperation agreement between the EU and Ukraine under the EU-Ukraine Action Plan. The Ukrainian Parliament and the European Parliament ratified the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union on 16 September 2014. The EU has trade agreements with these countries/regions, but both sides are now negotiating an update. The EU usually enters into association agreements in exchange for commitments on political, economic, trade or human rights reform in a country. In return, the country may be offered duty-free access to some or all EU markets (industrial goods, agricultural products, etc.) as well as financial or technical assistance. A free trade agreement between the EU and the third country is among the latest free trade agreements signed. Between 2007 and 2012, 21 rounds of negotiations on the Association Agreement were held. Eighteen rounds of negotiations focused on the chapter of the deep and comprehensive free trade area. The Committee on Trade and Sustainable Development will meet in the first year following the entry into force of the agreement and, if necessary, will oversee the implementation of Title VIII (Trade and Sustainable Development), including cooperation activities conducted in accordance with Title VI (Economic and Trade Development) of Part III of the agreement. The committee`s decisions and recommendations are adopted by mutual agreement between the parties and made available to the public, unless the committee decides otherwise. The chapter on the deep and comprehensive free trade area between Ukraine and the EU sets out the legal framework for the free movement of goods, services, capital and part-time workers between Ukraine and the EU. It also defines regulatory convergence, which aims to gradually integrate Ukraine into the EU common market.

Fact sheets, Vietnamese trade in your city, Texts of agreements, Exporters Stories The European Union and Central America (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama) signed an association agreement at the meeting of the Presidents of the Central American Integration System in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, on June 29, 2012.