Contribution of internal market and consumer protection to growth was discussed during the workshop of the European Parliament’s Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) on 10 July 2018 in Brussels. WiseEuropa chairman Maciej Bukowski delivered the presentation on economic benefits of strong consumer protection in EU.
Maciej Bukowski’s presentation was part of the panel focused on the value delivered to European citizens and businesses by the European Digital Single Market and consumer protection. The panel was chaired by Róża Thun, Member of the European Parliament, Chair of the Digital Single Market Working Group.
Tasked by IMCO WiseEuropa drafts the in-depth analysis covering economic benefits of strong consumer protection in the EU. It will include the background information and advice on benefits brought in the past by the legislation established in the field of consumer protection. The research is also to focus on quantification of barriers and costs eliminated or reduced by specific legislative initiatives, identification of gaps in the area of European consumer protection.
Video record of the IMCO meeting: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/ep-live/en/committees/video?event=20180710-1500-COMMITTEE-IMCO