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Single Market Governance

The governance of the Single Market is the set of institutional mechanisms, rules and practices to design, implement, apply and enforce the Single Market regulatory framework. In other words,  the way in which the Single Market works in practice and delivers concrete results for those for whom it was created: individuals and businesses who want to work, shop, travel, invest or do business across borders.

Single Market Governance - Country Reports (2012)

Communication on “Better Governance for the Single Market” (June 2012)

The Single Market is a key driver for growth, but its potential is not fully exploited when rules are not implemented or do not work in practice. The Communication adopted by the Commission on June 2012 proposes to focus efforts on sectors with the largest growth potential.