A provisional deal on the updated eight product safety directives, such as lifts, explosives for civil use and electrical equipments, was reached by Internal Market MEPs and Council negotiators on Wednesday evening. This deal means clearer labels for consumers, less red tape for companies and better market surveillance.
MEPs quizzed Croatian Commissioner-designate Neven Mimica on EU consumer policy and his plans for the next 16 months, at a hearing on Tuesday. They focused on barriers to e-commerce, product safety and market surveillance, medical devices and consumer policy in times of crisis.
Tuesday 4 June 2013, 9.30 - 12.30, European Parliament, Room: József Antall (4Q2)
(a) la libera circolazione delle merci, compresa l'armonizzazione delle norme tecniche,
(b) il diritto di stabilimento,
(c) la libera prestazione dei servizi, salvo che nel settore finanziario e in quello postale;