<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/policies/single-market-goods/news/index_en.htm European communities Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:56:28 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![CDATA[Commission welcomes European Parliament vote for safer products and better market surveillance]]>

Published : Wed, 16 Apr 2014

The European Commission welcomes European Parliament vote in favour of new rules to improve the safety of consumer products circulating in the EU's internal market - including those imported from outside the EU - and to step-up market surveillance concerning all non-food products.

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Ħidma għas-sikurezza tal-konsumaturi. L-10 anniversarju tas-Sistema ta' Twissija Bikrija Ewropea dwar il-prodotti perikolużi]]> Published : Tue, 25 Mar 2014

Is-Sistema ta' Twissija Bikrija tal-UE (RAPEX) ilha tul dawn l-aħħar 10 snin tipproteġi lill-konsumaturi Ewropej kontra prodotti mhux tal-ikel li huma perikolużi.

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.

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.

Sun, 16 Feb 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Refrigerants used in mobile air condition systems (MAC) - State of play ]]> Published : Tue, 11 Feb 2014

In September 2012, one manufacturer (Daimler) raised concerns about the safety of the use of HFO 1234yf as refrigerant in mobile air condition systems and declared that it would continue to use R134a.

Mon, 10 Feb 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Administrative burden will be slashed in eight industry sectors ]]>

Published : Wed, 05 Feb 2014

The European Commission welcomed the vote of the European Parliament on the Commission proposal to make the internal market leaner for eight industry sectors.

Tue, 04 Feb 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Il Vice Presidente Tajani promuove la lotta alla contraffazione insieme al Presidente del Senato Grasso]]>

Published : Sun, 26 Jan 2014

Lunedì, il Vice Presidente della Commissione Europea, responsabile per l'Industria e l'Imprenditoria, Antonio Tajani, sarà a Roma per partecipare a un evento sulla contraffazione, organizzato dalla Commissione europea, dalla Guardia di Finanza, e dal Senato della Repubblica.

Sat, 25 Jan 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[A vision for the internal market for industrial products]]> Published : Wed, 22 Jan 2014

The vision Communication is based on a 12-week online public consultation and a thorough and independent assessment of the day-to-day functioning of Union legislation on industrial products and its impact on businesses, administrations and other stakeholders.

Tue, 21 Jan 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.

Mon, 16 Dec 2013 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Objective: Uniform standards from Lisbon to Vladivostok]]>

Published : Sun, 15 Dec 2013

While the European Union and Russia are already strong trading partners, differences in standards still prevent truly unfettered bilateral trade.

Sat, 14 Dec 2013 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Removing roadblocks for citizens moving with their cars in the EU ]]>

Published : Thu, 12 Dec 2013

A European Commission proposal will simplify registration processes and reduce formalities associated with moving automobiles throughout the EU.

Wed, 11 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.

Mon, 09 Dec 2013 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[COSME: € 2.3 billion to foster the competitiveness of SMEs over the next seven years]]>

Published : Thu, 21 Nov 2013

The European Commission welcomed today's adoption of the programme COSME by the European Parliament.

Wed, 20 Nov 2013 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Commission requests Belgium and Germany to implement the Late Payment Directive ]]>

Published : Wed, 20 Nov 2013

The European Commission has requested that Belgium and Germany update their legislation in line with EU rules on combating late payment in commercial transactions, as neither country met the required deadline of 16 March 2013 to do so.

Tue, 19 Nov 2013 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[EU and China explore the benefits of green growth]]>

Published : Mon, 09 Sep 2013

The EU and China together are on a ‘green growth’ mission, one that supports environmental protection and sustainable prosperity by promoting regulatory harmony.

Sun, 08 Sep 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[SMEs an important aspect of Euro-Mediterranean cooperation]]>

Published : Mon, 09 Sep 2013

The European Commission is determined to strengthen ties between the EU and its Mediterranean neighbours, which together form the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM).

Sun, 08 Sep 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Trade protectionism still on rise across the world]]> Published : Mon, 02 Sep 2013

Global efforts to battle trade protectionism need to be reinforced to help shield the fragile economic recovery across the world.

Sun, 01 Sep 2013 22:00:00 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.

Wed, 17 Jul 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Vice-President Tajani on the respect of MAC directive (mobile air conditioning) ]]>

Published : Wed, 17 Jul 2013

The Commission has the duty to ensure that European Union law is fully and uniformly applied throughout the EU's internal market, so that a level playing field and fair competition conditions are respected for all economic operators.

Tue, 16 Jul 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Moving forward to an industrial renaissance to overcome economic crisis ]]>

Published : Fri, 14 Jun 2013

One lesson has been learned in the crisis: Europe needs a strong industrial sector in order to resist downturns. This is the clear message of the conference "An industrial renaissance" which took place in Brussels on 6 June 2013.

Thu, 13 Jun 2013 22:00:00 GMT