Publikováno: 3. 3. 2014
A well-functioning Single Market for commerce requires swift and accurate implementation and enforcement of EU legislation.
On 25th February 2014 the European Parliament rightly adopted a resolution to make Single Market Governance a dedicated pillar of the European Semester. “This resolution is timely and necessary,” said Christian Verschueren, EuroCommerce Director-General. “A well-functioning Single Market for commerce requires swift and accurate implementation and enforcement of EU legislation.”
More than any sector, commerce has campaigned for the realisation of the Single Market. Today, however, Europe is still a long way off a smooth functioning internal market, particularly in services such as retail and wholesale. Actions are necessary to make it easier for retailers or wholesalers to sell cross-border, establish and conduct a business in another Member State, and enable companies to fully benefit from a true internal market. Making Single Market governance an integral part of the annual European Semester cycle will put it high on the political agenda and guarantee its ongoing improvement.
Member States and the Commission can help to improve the governance of the Single Market through:
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