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Issue 45 - 2006

Some advice for Turkey

Some advice for Turkey

Katinka Barysch
01 December 2005
Turkey remains far from its goal of entering the EU, despite starting accession talks in October and gaining a broadly favourable progress report from the European Commission in November.
Easing the pain of trade liberalisation

Easing the pain of trade liberalisation

Richard Cunningham
01 December 2005
This year’s textiles crisis shows what can happen if the EU and the US are ill-prepared for competition from emerging Asia. The integration of China and India into the world economy means that manufacturing and low-cost services in the West will have to adapt rapidly.
The EU needs a policy on Belarus

The EU needs a policy on Belarus

Urban Ahlin
01 December 2005
The first time that I visited Belarus, I noticed that the streets were clean, the subway ran on schedule and the people were very hospitable. On the surface, the people of Minsk seem to enjoy life.
Bulletin
25 November 2005
Issue number 
45
Katinka Barysch, Urban Ahlin, Richard Cunningham