Trade Policy

Trade and related regulations and agreements formulated for regulating of trade flows ( imports and exports) for are referred to as trade policy.

Trade policy objectives  include increased competitiveness, overall economic growth , increased market access and integration into the multilateral trading system.

This section provides information on some of the key trade policy instrument of the Community. These include ECOWAS Regional Competition Policy;Common Trade Policy; ECOWAS Common Investments Code; Services Policy Review; ECOWAS Common External Tariff; ECOWAS Customs Code; and ECOWAS Trade Liberalisation Scheme (ETLS).