Questions tagged [european-economic-area]

Use this tag for questions related to the European Economic Area (EEA), an extension of the European Union's single market to include certain non-member-states, namely Noway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein.

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What stalled Croatia's application to the EEA?

I found out from Wikipedia: Croatia's accession to the EU obliges them to apply for membership in the European Economic Area (EEA). The Croatian government submitted their application on 13 September ...
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(Why) did the EEA countries accept a guillotine clauses at a later date than the original Agreement?

Wikipedia says (alas without citing a clear source) that EU also has guillotine clauses in the EEA agreements with Norway (2001), Iceland (2001), and Liechtenstein (2008), which must directly accept ...
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Why does the EEA not include a customs union?

It's easy to find that e.g. the EEA does not include the Common Fisheries Policy because Iceland and Norway didn't want to have their fish stocks shared/managed in common with the EU. (Aside: ...
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