<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/news/index_en.htm European communities Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:05:24 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![CDATA[Second EU-Japan Industrial Dialogue on Railways takes place in Tokyo]]>

Published : Thu, 04 Dec 2014

The European Commission and the Japanese Ministry for Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, is holding the second meeting of the EU-Japan Industrial Dialogue on Railways in Tokyo.

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Wed, 03 Dec 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Commission gathers proposals for single market and digitalising business ]]>

Published : Tue, 25 Nov 2014

On 26 November the Commission will hear from its "Enterprise and SME Policies" Group on their ideas on how to consolidate the single market and digitalise business and industry.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Adoption of the final report of the High Level Forum for a bet­ter functioning food supply chain]]>

Published : Wed, 15 Oct 2014

Since 2010, the High Level Forum for a better functioning food supply chain served a strategic mission: improving the functioning of this chain and thus the competitiveness of the agri-food sector as key segment of the Union economy.

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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Competitiveness Council – Brussels, 25-26 September 2014]]>

Published : Wed, 24 Sep 2014

The European Commission will be represented on 25 September by Vice-President Michel Barnier responsible for Internal Market and Services; Commissioner Ferdinando Nelli Feroci, responsible for Industry and Entrepreneurship; and Commissioner Neven Mimica, Commissioner for Consumer Policy.

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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[The annual Union work programme for European standardisation for 2015]]> Published : Mon, 22 Sep 2014

Pursuant Article 8 of Regulation (EU) No 1025/2012 on European standardisation, the Commission adopted on 30 July 2014 a Communication to the Council, the European Parliament and the European Economic and Social Committee on the annual Union work programme for European standardisation.

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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[COSME: Agreement signed which will boost funding opportunities for SMEs ]]>

Published : Tue, 22 Jul 2014

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Europe will soon have access to up to € 25 bn of additional finance, as a result of an agreement signed today between the European Commission and the European Investment Fund (EIF).

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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Food taxes and their impact on competitiveness in the agri-food sector, a study]]>

Published : Wed, 16 Jul 2014

Non-harmonised taxes on high sugar, salt and fat products can affect the competitiveness of the agri-food industry, especially small businesses in the sector. Taxes on these products can reduce their consumption but not necessarily consumption of the targeted ingredients. The impact on the European agri-food sector needs to be assessed [...]

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Free movement of goods: Commission refers Czech Republic to Court over jewellery hallmarking rules]]> Published : Thu, 10 Jul 2014

The European Commission has decided to refer the Czech Republic to the EU's Court of Justice due to its rules on the hallmarking of jewellery. The Czech Assay office requires that certain articles of jewellery imported from another EU country be stamped with an additional national hallmark, despite the fact [...]

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Wed, 09 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Free movement of goods: Commission requests Romania to remove barriers to exports of natural gas]]> Published : Thu, 10 Jul 2014

By obliging the producers in Romania to give priority to sales on the domestic market and by submitting gas transactions to prior control and approval, the Commission considers that the current Romanian legal framework creates unjustified barriers to exports of gas from Romania and has requested that the barriers be [...]

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Wed, 09 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[EU, US and China agree to continue trilateral cooperation on consumer product safety ]]> Published : Thu, 19 Jun 2014

EU Consumer Policy Commissioner Neven Mimica, Elliot F. Kaye, Executive Director and Chairman-Designate of the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, and Sun Dawei, Vice-Minister General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) of the People’s Republic of China participated in the biannual trilateral Summit on Consumer product safety. [...]

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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Zahlungsverzug: Kommission ersucht Italien und Slowakei um Erklärungen]]>

Published : Wed, 18 Jun 2014

Die Kommission hat den Beschluss gefasst, Italien und die Slowakei zu Erklärungen bezüglich ihrer Anwendung und Umsetzung der EU-Richtlinie zum Zahlungsverzug aufzufordern.

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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[12th Plenary meeting of the EU – China Consultation Mechanism on Industry and WTO/TBT (18-06-14)]]>

Published : Wed, 18 Jun 2014

Over the past 13 years continuous progress has been made in the understanding and convergence of EU and Chinese product regulations through this dialogue between the European Commission and the Administration for Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of China.

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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[REFIT – Kommission setzt sich für schlankere, einfachere und kostensparendere EU-Rechtsvorschriften ein]]> Published : Wed, 18 Jun 2014

Nur wenige Tage vor der Tagung des Europäischen Rates treibt die Kommission die EU-Agenda für intelligente Regulierung weiter voran.

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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Europäisches Parlament stimmt für sicherere Produkte und bessere Marktüberwachung]]>

Published : Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Die Europäische Kommission begrüßt das heutige Votum des Europäischen Parlaments zugunsten neuer Vorschriften zur Verbesserung der Sicherheit der auf dem Binnenmarkt angebotenen Verbraucherprodukte – auch der aus Drittländern eingeführten – und zur Verstärkung der Marktüberwachung für alle Nicht-Lebensmittel-Produkte.

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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Europas Schnellwarnsystem für gefährliche Produkte sorgt seit 10 Jahren für mehr Verbrauchersicherheit]]> Published : Tue, 25 Mar 2014

RAPEX, das EU-System zum raschen Informationsaustausch, schützt die euro­päischen Verbraucherinnen und Verbraucher seit zehn Jahren vor gefährlichen Non-Food-Produkten.

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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[E-desk allows EU citizens to provide information about late payments]]>

Published : Wed, 19 Mar 2014

As part of the Late Payment Information Campaign, Vice-President Antonio Tajani has created an e-desk, allowing European companies to provide information about the application of the Late Payment Directive in their own countries.

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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Industrial structure report highlights need for industrial renaissance]]>

Published : Mon, 17 Feb 2014

According to a European Commission report published today on the current status of EU industry, most sectors have still not regained their pre-crisis level of output and significant differences exist between sectors and Member States.

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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Eurobarometer survey: How green are European SMEs?]]> Published : Tue, 17 Dec 2013

The European Commission has published an extensive survey – the second of its kind – to understand the views and attitudes of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) towards three core environmental themes: green jobs, resource efficiency and green markets.

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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[European campaign against counterfeit products]]>

Published : Tue, 10 Dec 2013

Designed to defraud and deceive, counterfeit products pose a threat to European citizens and the European economy.

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Mon, 09 Dec 2013 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[The Technical Committee on Motor Vehicles supports the European Commission approach to the MAC affair]]>

Published : Thu, 18 Jul 2013

The Technical Committee on Motor Vehicles reached general consensus that an effective solution on the MAC issue needs to be found.

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Wed, 17 Jul 2013 22:00:00 GMT