European Economic Area


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European Economic Area (EEA)

an alliance established in 1991 between. the member countries of the EUROPEAN UNION -and the EUROPEAN FREE TRADE ASSOCIATION (EFTA). The EEA's aim is to extend the EU's ‘single market freedoms’ in the flow of goods, services, capital and labour to include EFTA countries will adopt the harmonization directives currently being implemented under the SINGLE EUROPEAN ACT 1986.

European Economic Area (EEA)

a FREE TRADE alliance established in 1991 between the member countries of the EUROPEAN UNION (EU) and the EUROPEAN FREE TRADE ASSOCIATION (EFTA). The EEA's aim is to extend the EU's four ‘single market freedoms’ in the flow of goods, services, capital and labour to include EFTA. EFTA countries have adopted the harmonization directives being implemented under the SINGLE EUROPEAN ACT 1986.
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Iceland is a member of the European Economic Area (EEA).
The year-to-year growth in the HICP for both the European Union and the European Economic Area (EEA) was 1.
The European Commission presented a proposal for a Decision to the Council on July 18, 2001, amending Annex XX of the Agreement linking the European Union and the European Economic Area (EEA) in order to integrate Decision 1753/2000/EC establishing an EU Programme for monitoring specific average emissions of CO2 from new passenger vehicles.
Electronic manufacturers must invest in the appropriate structures for regulatory compliance with environmental agencies as well as for the transport and recycling of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) they place in the European Economic Area.
Subislawa 22 co-financed under the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area 2009-2014.
The new venture will be specialised in short-term car rental in a number of cities in the European Economic Area.
According to the EC, the deal, which is scheduled to close by the year-end, will not significantly impede effective competition in the European Economic Area.
The key subject of next year's meeting will be the Joint EC-Norway Energy Cooperation Group paper on security of supply and security of demand in the European Economic Area.
1% in April 2005 and for the European Economic Area (EEA) it was also 2.
The authority will examine whether there are infringements of existing EU competition law, which applies in these three EFTA members, because they are members of the European Economic Area (EEA).
The European Commission ruled last month that Deutsche Bahn has to sell the German unit of Arriva to a third party to ensure fair competition in the European Economic Area.
NORWAY'S alcohol advertising ban has been undermined by a European Free Trade Area (EFTA) Court ruling, which says that the Norwegian Alcohol Act illegally breaks trade freedom rules of the European Economic Area (EEA) agreement.

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