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Single Market Scoreboard – edition 02/2014

Member States slower to transpose Single Market rules (IP/14/205)

  • The online Single Market Scoreboard has been updated for two main governance tools:
    "Transposition of Single Market-related directives" and "Infringements" (the reference period for this update is May - November 2013).

Single Market Scoreboard - edition 07/2013

The Scoreboard goes online! (IP/13/651)

  • A more comprehensive and user-friendly reporting system has been put in place. From now on the Single Market Scoreboard will be online only. It incorporates comprehensive reports on 13 governance tools including "transposition" and "infringements".

Edition 26 – 18.02.2013

A record-breaking 15th anniversary edition! (IP/13/127)

  • Printed version PDFEnglish

Edition 25 – 08.10.2012

Member States have improved their performance (IP/12/1080)

  • Printed version PDFEnglish

Edition 24 (included in the Annual Governance Check-Up 2011) – 27.02.2012

Making the Single Market deliver - Annual governance check-up 2011 (IP/12/187 Choose translations of the previous link )

  • Printed version PDFDeutchEnglishFrançais

Edition 23 – 29.09.2011

Member States need to step up their efforts to transpose EU rules (21 languages Choose translations of the previous link )

  • Printed version PDF - 2.2 MBEnglish

Edition 22 – 21.03.2011

Member States' efforts to make the Single Market a reality start to bear fruits (21 languages Choose translations of the previous link )

  • Printed version PDF - 2.2 MBEnglish

Edition 21 – 23.09.2010

Member States need to pursue efforts to make the internal market a reality (20 languages Choose translations of the previous link )

  • Printed version PDF - 2.2 MBEnglishFrançais

Edition 20 – 01.03.2010

Internal Market Scoreboard: Member States post best-ever result but action still needed on practical application of rules (22 languages Choose translations of the previous link )

  • Printed version PDF - 1,5 MBEnglishFrançais

Edition 19 – 16.07.2009

Internal Market Scoreboard: Member States still on target but need to focus on correct application of rules (3 languages Choose translations of the previous link )

  • Printed version PDF - 1,5 MBEnglish

Edition 18 – 19.02.2009

Internal Market Scoreboard: Member States maintain high rate of implementation but more action required on practical application of rules (21 languages Choose translations of the previous link )

  • Printed version PDF - 1,5 MBEnglish

Edition 17 – 09.08.2008

Internal Market Scoreboard: best result ever – Member States reach new target ahead of deadline (21 languages Choose translations of the previous link )

  • Printed version PDF - 1,5 MBEnglish

Edition 16 bis – 14.02.2008

Internal Market Scoreboard: Member States back on track (3 languages Choose translations of the previous link )

  • Printed version PDF - 5 MBEnglish

Edition 16 – 02.07.2007

Internal Market Scoreboard: Member States need to focus on correctly applying Internal Market rules (3 languages Choose translations of the previous link )

  • Printed version PDF - 5 MBEnglish

Edition 15 bis – 01.02.2007

Internal Market Scoreboard: Best result ever (19 languages Choose translations of the previous link )

  • Printed version PDF - 5 MBEnglish
  • Press Conference of Commissioner McCreevy English

Edition 15 – 18.07.2006

Internal Market Scoreboard: Member States need to speed up their efforts (3 languages Choose translations of the previous link )

  • Printed version PDF - 1 MBEnglish
  • Press Conference of Commissioner McCreevy English

Edition 14 bis – 21.02.2006

Internal Market Scoreboard: best overall result ever (3 languages Choose translations of the previous link )

  • Printed version PDF - 542 KBEnglish

Edition 14 – 18.07.2005

Internal Market Scoreboard: Second best transposition result ever (3 languages Choose translations of the previous link )

  • Printed version PDF - 515 KBEnglish
  • Background paper PDF - 14 KBEnglish

2005 – 27.01.2005

European governments need to embrace reform more decisively to create more growth and jobs, Commission reports show (3 languages Choose translations of the previous link )

  • Second Implementation Report of the Internal Market Strategy 2003 – 2006
  • Press Conference of Commissioner McCreevy
    The Internal Market Strategy Implementation – Scoreboard English

Edition 13 – 13.07.2004

Internal Market Scoreboard: Member States still failing to implement EU laws on time (3 languages Choose translations of the previous link )

Edition 12 – 05.05.2003

Internal Market Scoreboard shows worsening national delays in implementing EU laws (11 languages)

  • Printed version PDF - 1.2 MbEnglishFrançais
  • Full text PDF - 138-713 KBDanskDeutschEllinikáEnglishFrançaisNederlandsPortuguêsSvenska

Edition 11 – Ten Years Internal Market without frontiers – 11.11.2002

Scoreboard highlights slowdown in national implementation of EU law (11 languages)

  • Printed version PDF - 978-1172 KBEnglishFrançais
  • Full text PDF - 198-572 KBCastellanoDanskDeutschEllinikáEnglishFrançaisItalianoNederlandsPortuguêsSuomiSvenska

Business and General Public Surveys

Internal Market has brought big gains in last ten years, but more needed, say citizens and companies (3 languages)

  • Report Business Survey PDFEnglish

Background tables Business Survey

  • Tables 1 – 9 PDFEnglish
  • Tables 10+ PDFEnglish
  • Full report General Public Survey PDFEnglishFrançais
  • Internal Market Index 1992 – 2002: technical background PDF - 235 KBEnglish

Edition 10 – 16.05.2002

Internal Market Scoreboard shows progress, but trade obstacles remain (11 languages)

  • Full text PDF - 134-772 KBCastellanoDanskDeutschEllinikáEnglishFrançaisItalianoNederlandsPortuguêsSuomiSvenska

Edition 9 – 19.11.2001

Internal Market Scoreboard reveals some progress on implementation but many infringements (11 languages)

  • Full text PDF - 108-599 KBCastellanoDanskDeutschEllinikáEnglishFrançaisItalianoNederlandsPortuguêsSuomiSvenska

Business Survey

Internal Market business survey estimates potential savings of € 50 billion from simpler rules at EU and Member State level (11 languages)

  • Background tables PDF - 462 KBEnglish

Edition 8 – 28.05.2001

Scoreboard reveals mixed performance by Member States (11 languages)

Price differences between EU Member States results of Commission surveys (11 languages Choose translations of the previous link )

  • Full text PDF - 797-831 KBEnglishFrançais

Edition 7 – 24.11.2000

Member States speed up adoption of Internal Market rules (11 languages)

  • Full text PDF - 911-1062 KBDeutschEnglishFrançais

Business Survey

  • Business satisfaction grows, EU enlargement largely seen as positive perspective 3 languages
  • Business survey: background tables PDF - 139 KBFrançais

Edition 6 – 22.05.2000

Commission warns of slowdown in Member States’ efforts to implement legislation (11 languages)

  • Full text PDF - 834-874 KBEnglishFrançais

Edition 5 – 02.12.1999

Business satisfaction with Internal Market grows but Scoreboard shows Member States still slow to implement (3 languages

  • Full text PDF - 686-737 KBDeutschEnglishFrançais

Business Survey

  • Background tables PDF - 211 KBEnglish

Edition 4 – 16.06.1999

Scoreboard underlines further efforts required by Member States (11 languages)

  • Full text PDF - 810-850 KBDeutschEnglishFrançais

Edition 3 – 03.11.1998

Scoreboard reveals steady improvement (3 languages)

  • Full text PDF - 396-415 KBDeutschEnglishFrançais

Business Survey

  • Business survey reveals positive effects feeding through to companies 3 languages

Edition 2 – 18.05.1998

New Scoreboard reflects significant progress (3 languages

  • Full text PDFDeutschEnglishFrançais

Citizens Survey

  • Citizens First Signpost Service – Analysis of Enquiries during Phase I, 11/96 – 11/97 PDF - 222-235 KBDeutschEnglishFrançais
  • “Listening to Citizens” – The difficulties that people face in exercising their rights within the European Single Market PDF - 70-75 KBDeutschEnglishFrançais

Edition 1 – 19.11.1997

First Single Market Scoreboard highlights strengths and weaknesses (10 languages

  • Full text PDFDeutschEnglishFrançais

Business Survey

  • Business survey reveals cautious optimism 3 languages