Challenges of DCFTAs: How can Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine succeed?


Amat Adarov and Peter Havlik

wiiw Policy Note/Policy Report No. 18, June 2017
in cooperation with BertelsmannStiftung
10 pages including 2 Tables and 6 Figures

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The imbalance between the costs and benefits of DCFTAs is a call to the EU to display greater thoughtfulness and pragmatism if it does not want to lose support for reforms in its neighbourhood. What has to happen so that their potential can be more beneficial? The Policy Brief written by Amat Adarov and Peter Havlik in cooperation with Bertelsmann Stiftung discusses the policy implications of the agreements.


Keywords: DCFTA, Association Agreement, EU Neighbourhood Policy, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine, economic integration, policy impact evaluation

Countries covered: Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine

Research Areas: Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy, International Trade, Competitiveness and FDI