Common Market Finds Going Tougher With Producer Countries. BRUSSELS: Difficulties experienced between the European Economic Community and 46 developing nations in recent negotiations here underline the new, post-oil embargo relationship between the world's industrialized nations and the suppliers of their necessary raw materials. European negotiators noted a tougher bargaining line on the part of many of their former colonies in the recent wrap-up session of the 18-month negotiations. Most significant among the negotiating difficulties was the sensitivity on the part of the developing countries (designated the ACP countries, in Community parlance, for "African, Caribbean and Pacific") to any suggestion of political association with the EEC. Weak attempts at such ties had been offered by the EEC in the form of "consultations," but this was rejected by the ACP.
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