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29-06-2015 - 21:40
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Reduction of pollutant emissions from road vehicles

30-06-2015 - 17:38
reduction of pollutant emissions form road vehicles

Votes and Legislative scrutiny on combating late payment in commercial transactions

23-06-2015 - 15:26
Legislative Scrutiny time in IMCO

8 at-a-glance notes on "TTIP: Opportunities and challenges"

21-06-2015 - 16:52
at-a-glance studies on TTIP

Joint SEDE-IMCO-ITRE committee meeting with Commissioner Bienkowska

21-06-2015 - 16:36
committee meeting with Commissioner Bienkowska

Votes on Single Market Governance and package travel

21-01-2015 - 22:05
IMCO votes

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MEPs close deal with Council on seal products

IMCO 25-06-2015 - 14:56

Trading in seal products from hunts hitherto conducted to protect fishing stocks will be banned in the EU in future but the exemption for the trade in products derived from seal hunts carried out by the Inuit community will remain, under the preliminary deal struck by internal market MEPs and the Latvian Presidency of the Council on Thursday. (Read more)


Seal products: internal market MEPs strengthen EU trade ban

IMCO 04-06-2015 - 12:00

An exception to the EU ban on trade in seal products was deleted by the Internal Market Committee on Thursday. MEPs ruled out EU sales of seal products from “maritime resource management” hunts, in line with a 2014 World Trade Organisation ruling. But another exception, for the Inuit community, whose way of life depends on these products, remains. (Read more)

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The IMCO Committee is responsible for legislative oversight and scrutiny for EU rules on the free movement of goods and services, free movement of professionals, customs policy, standardisation and the economic interests of consumers.  The committee members work to reduce barriers to economic trade and simplify legislation to enhance competitiveness across the Single Market (SM), while taking care for consumer interests in a wide range of sectors.

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