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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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Buy a product from the single market or a British product which costs up to 90% more?
That is why the Wales TUC is demanding a Brexit deal that keeps us in the Single Market. Welsh workers mustn't pay the price of a hard Brexit.
That's why the Wales TUC wants Wales and the UK to stay in the single market and customs union.
He voted to stay in the single market, and told the House of Commons: "For me, staying in the single market and the customs union is critical to jobs and prosperity."
One of those amendments called for the UK to sign up to membership of the single market through the European Economic Area-the so-called Norway option.
More than a fifth of Leave voters (22%) think we should continue to be part of the Single Market, as did 83% of Remain voters.
The report also finds that remaining within the Single Market could see an additional benefit to Scotland's economy if the EU makes progress on completing the Single Market in services, energy and the digital economy.
"And you should understand that you cannot by definition have the full access to the single market if you don't tick the box."
If passed, the move would stop ministers being able to use so-called Henry VIII powers to take Britain out of the single market and customs union.
Further, all major business groups in Scotland such as the CBI; Chambers of Commerce; Federation Of Small Businesses are in favour of remaining in the Single Market and Customs Union.Trades unions, voluntary sector and charity groups are of the same opinion, as are many parts of Scottish civic society.

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