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An European Union flag flutters outside the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, January. Reuters

The EBA

EBA status allows the world’s poorest countries to sell any goods tariff-free to EU nations, except weapons. About 48 countries are EBA beneficiaries including Myanmar, Lao PDR, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Timor-Leste.