Internal Market and Consumer Protection

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Does Europe need start-ups? Smaller businesses? Do they need Europe? At what cost? Companies with fewer than 250 employees make up over 99% of all...

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A fair food chain for all

In school yards and football fields we know what fair play means, but when it comes to business it’s not that easy anymore. How to tackle...

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Faced with a burgeoning problem of migration from neighbouring countries in the Middle East, coupled with questions of security and the integration...

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"We have to address one of the worst failings of the current car certification system and I'm therefore happy to see that the European...

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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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News
29.11.2016 - 11:05

Cross-border online and offline sales: the new frontier

How often do you shop online from another country? How come so few traders sell their goods abroad? Cross-border sales, whether online or offline, are doing very poorly and the main cause for this is...
Businesswoman touching virtual screen
News
22.11.2016 - 17:04

SMEs and start-ups: traditional Single Market must advance into the digital age

Does Europe need start-ups? Smaller businesses? Do they need Europe? At what cost? Companies with fewer than 250 employees make up over 99% of all enterprises in all EU countries and in Norway....
Wireless Networking and Security
Press Release
14.06.2016 - 09:47

European firewall against cyberwar

"Cyber attacks are like a forest fire. They spread quickly. We have to mobilise all available fire brigades to assure everyone is safe", said Andreas Schwab MEP, EPP Group Spokesman in the...
A fair food chain for all
News
03.06.2016 - 12:31

Fair trade for farmers

In school yards and football fields we know what fair play means, but when it comes to business it’s not that easy anymore. How to tackle unfair trading practises (UTPs) is a burning question,...
European union puzzle game
Press Release
26.05.2016 - 13:20

Single Market Strategy

The European Parliament has called for a modern and more innovative Single Market Strategy in a Resolution adopted today, drafted by EPP Group MEP Lara Comi. “The adoption of the Resolution...
Visa Stamps
Press Release
21.04.2016 - 14:02

Schengen: EPP Group warns against multibillion Euro invoice

"Bringing back border controls and stopping free movement in the Schengen area would cost businesses and citizens far more than 'just' €230 billion of taxpayers' money",...

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