1992 and all that



After years when nothing very exciting seemed to happen in the organisation that was popularly known as the Common Market and is now officially known as the European Union (EU), a resolution emerged in the middle of the 1980s to realise the original intention of the founders of the Common Market: to turn it into a real market entity with no internal barriers to the exchange of goods and services. This objective became enshrined in the Single European Act of 1986.


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