Lome Convention

Lome Convention \ \ \There should be an acute accent on the e of Lome, but the software will not allow it to be entered.. \\ Lo‧me Con‧ven‧tion [ˈləʊmeɪ kənˌvenʆn ǁ loʊˈmeɪ-] noun ECONOMICS
an agreement between the EU countries and some of the poorer countries of Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific, made in 1975 at Lome, capital of Togo. Under the agreement the EU countries agreed to help the economies of the other countries, for example by allowing many of their products to be imported into the EU without paying import tax

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Lomé Convention UK US noun COMMERCE, FINANCE
an agreement made in 1975 at Lomé, the capital of Togo, under which the European Union helps some of the poorer countries of Africa, the Caribbean, and the Pacific (ACP), by offering them special trade arrangements

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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