• Notice to Community operators importing agricultural and industrial products originating in the ACP States under the trade measures provided for in Annex V to the ACP-EC Partnership Agreement, known as the Cotonou Agreement (OJ C 275, 16 November 2007, p. 12) 
  • Member States are expected to urge the European Commission to allow developing countries to export a maximum of products to the EU in the absence of the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) which are unlikely to be signed before the end of 2007 deadline (European Voice, November 15 – 21, 2007, p. 4) 
  • Leading employers’ organizations from the US and Europe have stated that the meeting during the week of 5 – 9 November 2007 of the Transatlantic Economic Council, the body charged with forging a single market between Europe and the US, was “welcome but had achieved little of substance” (FT, November 16, 2007, p. 9)