Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

1991

Keywords

Economics, Implications, European Community, Asia

DOI

10.1080/03147539108712743

Abstract

The European Economic Community (EEC) was formed in 1957 with the signing of the Treaty of Rome. This brought together six countries (Belgium, France, West Germany, Italy, Luxemberg and the Netherlands) which were involved in the conflict of the Second World War. The Impetus for the establishment of the EEC was political but the economic gains from the operation of the scheme, popularly known as the Common Market, were so significant that eventually the original membership of six was doubled to include Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Portugal, Spain and the United Kingdom. The so-called Europe 1992 Project aims to bring about further economic co-operation in the EEC...

Source Publication

Asian Studies Review

Volume Number

15

Issue Number

1

ISSN

1035-7823

First Page

49

Last Page

58