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EEC, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishEEC, thethe EECEEC, the /ˌiː iː ˈsiː/  SAR (the European Economic Community) the former name for the EU
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EEC, theA dumping incident in 1980 goaded the government into action on the EEC wastes directives.Currently the EEC Nine is only 64% self sufficient in lamb and mutton and around 95 - 97% in beef.He says negotiations are taking place with the EEC and the World Bank to provide the finance.In line with EEC directives, the programme now includes experience of geriatric, paediatric, obstetric, psychiatric and trauma care.In March 1979 Haferkamp visited Tokyo to discuss trade restrictions of a type the EEC is now imposing.Market opportunities within the EEC undoubtedly exist for animal products.Surely the expression suggests that we are being penalised into paying more than our EEC partners.The Commission has to be satisfied that the various criteria are met before adding the areas to the EEC list of LFAs.
From Longman Business DictionaryEECEECORGANIZATIONS abbreviation for EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY

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