Relacje gospodarcze Unii Europejskiej z państwami południowośródziemnomorskimi – stan obecny i perspektywy
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Relations between the European Union and South-Mediterranean countries - current state and future perspectives
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The main goal of the article is to perform an analysis of the economic relations between the European Union and South-Mediterranean countries, and – based on this analysis’ outcomes – formulate an opinion concerning the future developments of these relations. The deliberations conducted in the article are focused on identifying factors both legal (bilateral agreements) and empirical (state of relations measured by values of indicators), specific to relations between the EU and each analyzed SMED country. Within the framework of the article, two main hypotheses have been formulated: • relations between the EU and each analyzed SMED country are specific, • these relations to a significant degree result from the geographical location of each country and the history of its relations with European colonial metropolises. The main scientific methods used in the article are analysis of legal agreements and values of empirical indicators, as well as synthesis of results and formulation of conclusions. These methods were preceded by research of scientific literature and utilization of statistical techniques of data analysis.
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