Liberalisation of EU port services: issues and consequences for dock workers

20-03-2013

EU ports play an important role in facilitating the EU's external trade and internal market exchanges and are a direct and indirect source of more than half a million jobs. The Commission has been trying for many years to develop a specific EU policy framework for ports.

EU ports play an important role in facilitating the EU's external trade and internal market exchanges and are a direct and indirect source of more than half a million jobs. The Commission has been trying for many years to develop a specific EU policy framework for ports.