Capitalising on the euro. Options for strengthening the EMU
Jeroen Hessel (),
Niels Gilbert and
Jasper De Jong
DNB Occasional Studies from Netherlands Central Bank, Research Department
Soon after the Second World War, Germany, France, Italy and Benelux countries Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg sought closer collaboration. Their efforts sixty years ago culminated in the creation of what would become the EU. Over time, their partnership widened to encompass 28 Member States. Concentrating mainly on economic aspects, it brought them considerable economic benefits. The Netherlands turned out to be one of the major beneficiaries, given its large export sector and itsposition as Europe's gateway port.
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