chapter  4
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Transnational Corporate Ethical Responsibilities

New Year's Day 1993 , 12 European Community nation-states opened their bor­ ders to one another. Trade barriers were eliminated among Belgium, Denmark, France , Germany, Greece , Ireland , Italy, Luxembourg , the Netherlands , Portugal , Spain, and the United Kingdom. Also , the democratization of Eastern Europe shattered East-West polarization (Gordon), further unifying continental Europe .