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Introduction to the European Community

  • Michael F. James
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Part of the Macmillan Building and Surveying Series book series (BASS)

Abstract

One of the principal aims of the European Community (the EC) is the creation of a single market, with an unrestricted flow of goods, persons, services and capital between the Member States. This is expressed in Article 2 of the Treaty of Rome 1957:

The Community shall have as its task, by establishing a common market ... to promote throughout the Community a harmonious development of economic activities, a continuous and balanced expansion, an increase in stability, an accelerated raising of the standard of living and closer relations between the States belonging to it.

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© Michael F. James 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael F. James
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  1. 1.University of SurreyUK

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