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EC to Offer Trade Pact to GCC by the End of 1987

The European Commission (EC) announced last week that it expects to concludea trade agreement with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states by theend of the year, following a meeting in Brussels on 23 November of the ECforeign ministers which approved a trade deal first proposed by the Commission(MEES, 12 October). The proposed deal would in the first stage involve astandstill in trade relations,...