ECONOMY

Book on Cyprus-EU relations

DUBLIN – Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com) has announced the addition of Cyprus and the EU to their offering. An informative book offered on the site provides an in-depth study of Cyprus’s efforts to join the European Union. It examines the various steps taken toward harmonization in various sectors, the suitability of the country for EU membership, and the political problems surrounding Cypriot accession to the bloc. The research scope is also broadened to consider the wider issues surrounding EU accession negotiations for applicant countries, especially with reference to the new and untested EU guidelines. The volume will be valuable to those interested in Europe and the European Union in general, and European law and the development of Cyprus in particular. Topics covered include the route to EU accession, the harmonization of Cyprus agricultural sector with the acquis communautaire, harmonizing competition and state aid rules, and the environment. Harmonization of the acquis relating to EMU and free movement of capital, freedom of establishment and free movement of services are also examined.