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Common Market:

see European Economic CommunityEuropean Economic Community
(EEC), organization established (1958) by a treaty signed in 1957 by Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, and West Germany (now Germany); it was known informally as the Common Market.
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Common Market

association of western European countries designed to facilitate free trade among members. [Eur. Hist.: EB, III: 1001]

Common Market

the. an informal name for the European Economic Community (now the European Community, part of the wider European Union) and its politics of greater economic cooperation between member states
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I seriously question the wisdom of the pro-EU lobby in the UK, which has endorsed the single market as the main reason to stay in the EU.
The Commission will propose simplification measures for small business including an appropriate threshold which can address the problems without causing further distortions to the single market or compliance challenges for tax administrations.
Third, prioritise progressing the EU single market in digital and services as part of the UK's efforts to make Europe more outward looking and competitive.
Kroes will present a new package aimed at strengthening the telecoms single market across Europe in September.
Completion of a Single Market for food bringing greater legal certainty and consistency for operators across the EU market; including a better functioning food supply chain in terms of fairer B2B relations along the supply chain, better access to finance, and the elimination of existing bottlenecks to R&D;
It is vital the UK Government get the negotiations right so that the banking union does not undermine the single market as a whole and the single market in financial service in particular, which is so vital to the UK and the City of London.
The Single European Act entered into force on 1 July 1987, facilitating the completion of the Single Market.
For all that most people might prefer to be part of the kind of less restrictive Europe, outside any tighter eurozone that emerges from this crisis but with our position in the single market protected, there is no guarantee that this will be on offer.
We're there because we're a trading nation, and we want access to the single market and a full say about the rules of the single market," Cameron told BBC Radio 4.
We want to drive change in the single market and help solve the crisis.
But 25 years after the signing of the Single European Act there is still no single market in electricity.

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