International Economic Policy

  • Alec Cairncross
  • Herbert Giersch
  • Alexandre Lamfalussy
  • Giuseppe Petrilli
  • Pierre Uri


The way in which the European Community pursues its commercial and other economic interests, even if it just temporizes and does nothing, is bound to exert a profound influence on the world economic (and political) order. If the process of European economic integration is to be promoted in harmony with the integration of the world economy as a whole, the interest of the Community lies very much in the maintenance of a multilateral system of trade and payments that is open and non-discriminatory, one governed by explicit and internationally-agreed rules and principles.1


European Community Trade Liberalization Export Subsidy Agricultural Trade Export Control 
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Notes and References

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alec Cairncross
  • Herbert Giersch
  • Alexandre Lamfalussy
  • Giuseppe Petrilli
  • Pierre Uri

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