6. European Union (2011)Apunte Inglés
|Universidad||Universidad Internacional de Cataluña (UIC)|
|Grado||Administración y Dirección de Empresas (ADE) English Programme - 1º curso|
|Año del apunte||2011|
|Fecha de subida||05/06/2014|
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European Union: Time-‐line o 6 countries started ECSC (European Coal and Steal Community) and due to its success they expanded their cooperation in other economic sectors. o 1957: Treaty of Rome à Established a Common Market (EC) o Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) à brought overproduction :S o Cooperation with 18 African former colonies (provider of assistance to poorer countries) o 70’s and 80’s: Plans for a single currency, other countries join the EC. o 1986: Single European Act à new push to the process of integration o 1992: Maastricht (a treaty)_ it sat clear rules for the single currency and other policies. o European Union à European Community o 1993: Single market à the free movement of goods, services, people and money is now reality (4 freedoms) o 1999: the Euro is introduced for commercial and financial transactions (not notes and coins till 2002) o 2007: EU now provided with moderns institutions for globalization, climate, etc. • Single Market (Based on the 4 freedoms). It has benefits for individuals, consumers and businesses. • New economic Strategy: Smart growth (Creating knowledge-‐based economy) and inclusive growth (seeks to have a large, multi-‐skilled and flexible work-‐force) • ...