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Barnier finalising draft 'EU Single Market Act'
Date 03/09/2010 12:05  Author webmaster  Hits 1118  Language Global

03 SEP 2010

EurActiv

The European Commission is preparing a new Single Market Act designed to boost job creation and stimulate growth, according to an internal paper seen exclusively by EurActiv.

The overhaul of the single market contains a raft of around 30 proposals, including new legislation in areas like taxation, counterfeiting and helping small businesses.

Internal Market Commissioner Michel Barnier chaired a subgroup of nine EU commissioners which met twice in June to finalise the report. The final document is expected on 6 October.

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