Environmental impacts of the single European market
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Published by British Gas in [London] .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementHenk Folmer.
SeriesKey environmental issues -- no.2
ContributionsBritish Gas.
The Physical Object
Pagination11p. ;
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23125597M

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the absence of environmental policies on the European level might also cause market distortions. The introduction of European standards might potentially level the playing field and contribute to the removal of market barriers. The aim of the project “The Environment and the Single Market” was to identify areas of environ-File Size: 6MB.   Moreover, the principles of environmental policy are described. The main conclusion is that if the European Community and the member states develop effective and efficient policy instruments the positive effects of the completion of the Single Market could substantially outweigh the negative by: “[Shaping the Single European Market in the Field of Foreign Direct Investment] presents a constructive contribution to the existing and constantly growing literature on EU investment policy. It offers a most useful analysis of the fundamentals in this debate and merits credit for the very thorough and analytical discussion of the relevant Cited by: 7. European Union member states Non-EU states that participate in the EU Single Market with exceptions: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland (see also EFTA) and United Kingdom (see also Brexit) Non-EU states with a Stabilisation and Association Agreement with the EU allowing for participation in selected sectors of the Single Market: EU accession candidates Albania, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia; potential EU Policy of: European Union.

Analysing the impact of the EU Single Market. tivity: EU Single Market is designed to create a “positive sum game" for member states if trade and competition leads to higher productivity and brings about lower costs for producers and eventually cheaper prices for consumers.   A single internal market without borders. The EU aims to enable EU citizens to study, live, shop, work and retire in any EU country and enjoy products from all over Europe. To do this, it ensures free movement of goods, services, capital and persons in a single EU internal market. By removing technical, legal and bureaucratic barriers. Economic impact of the services directive. The economic analysis for the single market strategy builds on the findings of a study on the impact of the services directive. The study found that potential benefits had not yet fully been captured, and that more ambitious implementation of the services directive could yield % EU GDP growth. A. EU citizens benefit from some of the highest environmental standards in the world. Work is ongoing on many fronts to protect the EU’s endangered species and natural areas, ensure safe drinking and bathing water improve air quality and waste management, and reduce the effects of harmful chemicals.

  This edited collection explores the legal foundations of the single market project in Europe,and examines the legal concepts and constructs which underpin its operation. While an apparently well-trodden area of EU law, such is the rapid evolution of the European Court's case law that confusion persists as to the meaning of core concepts. The approach adopted is a thematic one, with 4/5(1). The European Single Market came into effect on the 1st of January It consists of the 28 current European Union members along with Norway, Liechtenstein, Iceland and Switzerland. The aim of the single market is to allow the free movement of goods and labour between the territories. The single market is still developing. The Single European Act, the first major treaty amendment in , set a deadline for completing the internal market by 31 December Although a lot was achieved between and , the single market was never completed as such. In reality it’s considered an ongoing project. The effects of the opening of the single market were certainly felt, and intra-European trade increased, but from onwards, the economic climate worsened, with a slowdown in growth and a rise in unemployment. Furthermore, Europe had to improve its competitiveness in response to international competition.