There companies grew bananas mainly in Central American nations that were not parties to the Lome Convention, so they were hurt by the tariffs and quotas.
Subsequently, at the November Ministerial Conference in Doha, two Ministerial Decisions were adopted that formalized the agreement. The EU Trade Commissioner, Pascal Lamy, announced that the policy would be changed and assured equal access to the European banana market.
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