* Free Access to EU Market for Four African Countries 17 January 2013, Brussels Under the EU’s first economic partnership deal with an African region, Madagascar, Mauritius, the Seychelles and Zimbabwe will get duty- and quota-free access to the EU market. Please follow the link. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– * EU – 141 Delegations and Offices around the World 17 January 2013, Brussels The European Union (EU) is to open a Delegation to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar (Burma) and a Delegation to the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.). From now on, EU count with a total of two office, in U.A.E. and Saudi Arabia, to cover its relations with the GCC’s region. The Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) is a regional organisation consisting of six Gulf countries: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates. Check here for more.