Disciplines: Law, Economics
Official name: The Treaty Establishing the European Economic Community
The treaty signed on 25 March 1957 by six Western European states (Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, and West Germany) that established the European Economic Community. The Euratom Treaty (1957) establishing the European Atomic Energy Community was also signed the same day.
The treaty came into effect on 1 January 1958.
Also see:· Amsterdam Treaty (1997)