EU-China Investment Relations: Initial Appraisal of the Commission's Impact Assessment

09-12-2013

This note seeks to provide an initial analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of the European Commission's Impact Assessment Report on EU-China Investment Relations, submitted on 23 May 2013. It analyses whether the principal criteria laid down in the Commission’s own Impact Assessment Guidelines, as well as additional factors identified by the Parliament in its Impact Assessment Handbook, appear to be met by the IA. It does not attempt to deal with the substance of the proposal.

This note seeks to provide an initial analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of the European Commission's Impact Assessment Report on EU-China Investment Relations, submitted on 23 May 2013. It analyses whether the principal criteria laid down in the Commission’s own Impact Assessment Guidelines, as well as additional factors identified by the Parliament in its Impact Assessment Handbook, appear to be met by the IA. It does not attempt to deal with the substance of the proposal.