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The developing countries and 1992

Briefing/policy papers

Developing countries are not considered in the European Commission's studies of the effects of its 1992 programme. But the goals of 1992 depend on a radical restructuring of Community internal and external trade. This Briefing Paper summarises the principal effects of 1992 on the LDCs. Overall,

1992 is likely to have a limited but positive impact on developing countries, unless the Community adopts a restrictive import policy in an attempt to shift the burden of economic adjustment to outside suppliers