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Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

Single market and standards

The European single market is one of the EU’s greatest achievements. It has fuelled economic growth and made the everyday life of European businesses and consumers easier. 

Coronavirus response to flow of protective equipment in the internal market

The European Commission provided guidance and clarification on issues affecting the functioning of the single market as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

The Single Market Enforcement Taskforce

In this forum, the European Commission and EU country authorities discuss the most pressing single market barriers needing to be addressed and ensure the proper functioning of the single market, including by better coordinating national responses to the COVID-19 crisis.

Governance and monitoring of the single market

The European Commission monitors and evaluates the functioning of the single market and can launch infringement proceedings against EU countries that do not comply with single market rules.

Single digital gateway

Portal facilitating online access to information, administrative procedures, and assistance services that EU citizens and businesses may need in another EU country.

The single market strategy

The single market strategy is the European Commission’s plan to unlock the full potential of the single market. The single market is at the heart of the European project, It enables citizens to travel, live, work or study wherever they wish.