* EUROPEAN UNITY FACES A host of problems, including the Maastricht debate, the decision of Switzerland not to join the European Economic Area
(EEA), turmoil in the former Yugoslavia and the stalled Uruguay Round of General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade talks.
One possibility could be to remain in the European Economic Area
(EEA), although this may be politically difficult.'
It also offers Novartis's cold sore management products in the European Economic Area
and cold and flu, and pain relief products in Sweden.
A policy officer at the European Free Trade Association Secretariat in Brussels, Johanna investigates relations between Iceland and the European Union (EU) through the lens of the European Economic Area
Iceland is already heavily integrated into the EU market as it is part of EU's internal market through the European Economic Area
and the Schengen Area.
The EC also determined that the deal will not harm effective competition in the European economic area
and that a sufficient number of rivals will remain in those markets.Country: , GermanySector: IT/Online Services, Wholesale/RetailTarget: MuM's value added distribution (VAD) operationsBuyer: Tech Data CorpVendor: Mensch und Maschine Software SE (MuM)Type: Corporate acquisitionStatus: Agreed
After reviewing the proposed transaction, the European Commission concluded on 28 October that the proposed acquisition of the businesses by Veolia Water UK Plc and Veolia Voda SA (Czech Republic) would not significantly impede competition in the European Economic Area
(EEA) or any substantial part of it.
She added: "European Economic Area
nationals may be deported on the grounds public policy, public security or public health."
An agreement was reached on 26 October between the European Commission and the member states of the European Economic Area
(EU27 plus Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein) to link their respective Emission Trading Schemes (ETSs), making it the first international agreement of its kind.
Reykjavik must comply as a European Economic Area
member (EEA), and the surveillance authority has asked the EFTA Court to order Iceland to comply.
The European Commission has now cleared the deal and concluded "the operation would not significantly impede effective competition in the European Economic Area
(EEA) or any substantial part of it".
The year-to-year growth in the HICP for the European Economic Area
(EEA) and for the European Union in May 2006 was 2.4%.