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Relations between the EU and the Central African Republic are based on a regular political dialogue under the Cotonou Agreement. The European Union (EU) is a key partner of the Central African Republic and the country's main donor.

As a member of the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC), CAR is negotiating an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the EU. The EU delegation in the CAR is also in charge of regional matters related to the CEMAC.

EU priorities

The CAR, a post-conflict country, faces a daunting mix of governance, economic, social, and humanitarian as well as of security challenges. Thus, the EU is committed in many critical areas to support long-term socio-economic recovery, in the framework a comprehensive state- and peacebuilding agenda, and to help build a more stable country.

EU aid

The EU is the country's main donor:

Managing national resources

Forestry governance – a FLEGT voluntary partnership agreement with the EU entered into force on 1 July 2012, and CAR authorities are currently finalising a scheme for legally-certified timber exports to Europe.

Mining – CAR was declared compliant with the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative in 2011 and joined the Kimberley Process from its beginnings in 2003.