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The common "commercial policy is described as "one of the main pillars of the "European Union's relations with the rest of the world".[1]

Trade outside the EU is an area of exclusive Community responsibility under the "Treaty for a Constitution of Europe[2][3] and complements the "European Union Customs Union. This means that the European Union negotiates on behalf of its member states. The common commercial policy is the responsibility of the "European Commissioner for Trade.


  1. ^ "Common commercial policy". Europa Glossary. Europa web portal. Archived from the original on 26 February 2009. Retrieved 19 December 2016. 
  2. ^ Articles 206 and 207 - Title II: Common Commercial Policy
  3. ^ Previously Article 133 of the "Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union
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