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27 August 2006, 16:02 CET Croatia became an independent state in 1991 as part of the break-up of former Yugoslavia. Croatia is a candidate to become a member state of the European Union.... Croatia country profile
27 August 2006, 15:51 CET The Czech Republic became an independent state in January 1993 after Czechoslovakia split into its two constituent parts. The country became a member state of t... Czech Republic country profile
27 August 2006, 13:13 CET Cyprus is the largest island in the eastern Mediterranean, and is situated south of Turkey. Cyprus joined the European Union on 1 May 2004. Cyprus country profile
27 August 2006, 13:35 CET Bosnia and Herzegovina is a potential candidate country of the European Union. Bosnia Herzegovina country profile
27 August 2006, 13:21 CET Founded in 681, Bulgaria is one of the oldest states in Europe. Bulgaria became a Member State of the European Union on 1 January 2007. Bulgaria country profile
27 August 2006, 13:04 CET Albania is a potential candidate country of the European Union. Albania country guide
26 August 2006, 23:26 CET Belgium is a founder member of the European Union and a member of the euro zone. It is a hereditary Constitutional Monarchy and a Federal State. The country is ... Belgium country profile
26 August 2006, 23:09 CET Austria became a member of the EU on January 1, 1995. It is a Federal Republic composed of nine regions, one of which is the capital Vienna, subdivided into di... Austria country profile
26 August 2006, 12:55 CET Tourism relates to a wide range of areas, to name only a few: employment, regional development, education, environment, consumer protection, health, safety, new... EU Tourism sector
26 August 2006, 12:02 CET Open frontiers and affordable transport have given Europeans unprecedented levels of personal mobility. Goods are shipped rapidly and efficiently from factory t... Transport and the EU
26 August 2006, 11:47 CET On 11 June 1998, the Foreign Ministers of the 15 European Union Member States adopted an EU Code of Conduct on arms exports. The Code is a politically binding a... European Code of Conduct on Arms Exports
26 August 2006, 10:34 CET The EU's generalised scheme of tariff preferences (GSP) offers lower tariffs or completely duty-free access for imports from 178 developing countries and territ... Generalised System of Preferences
26 August 2006, 10:23 CET Nearly half the money spent to help poor countries comes from the European Union and its member states, making it the world’s biggest aid donor. But developme... Development and the EU
26 August 2006, 11:14 CET The European Union and the United States have the largest bilateral trade and investment relationship and enjoy the most integrated economic relationship in the... The EU and the United States of America
26 August 2006, 11:11 CET On 25 March 2013, the EU and Japan officially launched the negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement. The negotiations with Japan will address a number of EU conc... Japan and the EU
26 August 2006, 10:07 CET China and the EU, two of the biggest markets in the world, have everything to gain by deepening their commercial ties. Since 1978, EU-China trade has increased ... China and the EU
26 August 2006, 09:57 CET Economic relations between the EU and ASEAN and ASEM, take the form of bilateral trade ties, region-to-region partnerships, and multilateral co-operation. Asia and the EU
25 August 2006, 22:06 CET The European Union has adopted a new approach to trading relations with Africa responding to the need for change through the negotiation of Economic Partnership... Africa and the EU
25 August 2006, 19:41 CET The European Union is the world’s biggest trader, accounting for 20 per cent of global imports and exports. Free trade among its members underpinned the succe... External Trade in the European Union
25 August 2006, 20:01 CET Companies throughout the European Union are showing growing awareness of the importance of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in business. Corporate Social Responsibility in the EU