Internal Market and Consumer Protection

Online shopping with digital tablet

The European Parliament today voted to get rid of one of the major obstacles to the Single Market: unjustified geo-blocking when buying online....

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Improving the emergency services for EU citizens

The EPP Group hosted a cross-party event in the European Parliament in Brussels at which MEPs met representatives from the emergency services from...

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As of today, roaming charges in the EU will disappear. Spanish MEP Pilar Del Castillo, who negotiated the historic agreement on behalf the European...

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"We have strengthened security in Europe without restricting citizens' freedom," said Anna Maria Corazza Bildt MEP, EPP Group...

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The Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection is responsible for coordination at Community level of national legislation in the sphere of the internal market and for the customs union, in particular the free movement of goods including the harmonisation of technical standards, the right of establishment and the freedom to provide services except in the financial and postal sectors. It also adopts measures aimed at the identification and removal of potential obstacles to the functioning of the internal market. Finally, it deals with the promotion and protection of the economic interests of consumers in the context of the internal market.

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Online shopping with digital tablet
Press Release
22.02.2018 - 10:10

Shop like at home

Whether buying online or offline from another EU Member State, European consumers will in the future be entitled to a harmonised level oF protection in case of faulty goods. This is the main...
Online shopping with digital tablet
Press Release
06.02.2018 - 12:12

End to unjustified blocking of online cross-border sales

The European Parliament today voted to get rid of one of the major obstacles to the Single Market: unjustified geo-blocking when buying online. The new rules forbid discrimination on the grounds...
Online shopping with digital tablet
News
02.02.2018 - 11:45

Geo-blocking: end to geographic discrimination

Ever been faced with a “not available in your country” message when you want to buy something online? Stopping unjustified blocking of online cross-border sales One of the greatest...
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Press Release
07.12.2017 - 12:29

EPP Group welcomes deal to fix Dieselgate loopholes

The EPP Group welcomes the agreement on the new rules of type approval and market surveillance agreed today by the European Parliament and the Council “I am very pleased that after a year of...
Online shopping with digital tablet
Press Release
21.11.2017 - 11:07

Digital Single Market: ending unjustified geo-blocking

European Parliament reaches provisional agreement with Council and Commission that would end geo-blocking for physical goods “This means the end of discrimination of consumers buying...
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Press Release
21.11.2017 - 10:39

Consumer-friendly rules in the digital environment

MEPs took an important step today towards eliminating the barriers that hinder cross-border on-line trade and defining rules that protect consumers in the digital environment. The Members of the...

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