Common Market: The New Associate

Europe's Common Market is prospering so much that nearly everybody wants in. Spain, Sweden and Austria are knocking at the club's door. Israel and Iran are negotiating a trade pact with Europe's Six. In Africa, 18 former French, Belgian and Italian colonies recently signed an export-boosting treaty with the Market. Last week, in the first break away from the solid ranks of the British Commonwealth nations, Nigeria asked the Six to consider some kind of association with it. Many Common Marketeers favor the bid from black Africa's biggest nation (pop. some 45 million), believing that the new Europe should...

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