TITLE

Tying Africa to Europe

AUTHOR(S)
Good, Robert C.
PUB. DATE
November 1960
SOURCE
New Republic;11/7/60, Vol. 143 Issue 20, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the association of former French territories of Africa with the European Common Market. Contents of the treaty signed in Rome, Italy; Reference to France's preferential trading system with her African colonies in the treaty; Addition of a protocol providing for association between the Common Market and non-European countries and territories having special relations with France, Belgium, Italy and the Netherlands; Implications of the association of the Market with French-speaking Africa; Argument made by non-associated African states that preferential treatment for former French areas perpetuates the Balkanization of Africa; Unrest within the Common Market; Necessity of certain modest tariff benefits for the highly protected and subsidized economies of the former French colonies.
ACCESSION #
14600881

 

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