The services package

This article was published under the 2015-2020 European Committee of the Regions mandate.

Summary

ECON-VI/022

Last updated 21 November 2018

10 – 11 October
Adopted at CoR Plenary


March 2017

Appointment as rapporteur

At your service: the service package

If we address the obstacles to cross-border trade and investment in services, we increase competition with more choice and better prices for customers while adding up to 1.7% to the GDP of the EU” says Jean-Luc Vanraes (BE/ALDE)

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Objective

The services package as a whole is about boosting the potential for economic growth and jobs by tackling obstacles to cross-border trade and investment in services. Greater competition in services should result in more choice and better prices for customers as well as increased innovation.

Impact

11 September 2017 Stakeholders meeting on subsidiarity and proportionality issues, with representatives of Business Europe, Eurochambres, representatives of the German representation to the EU as well as representatives of local organizations from Austria, Germany and the Netherlands.

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Jean-Luc VANRAES

Rapporteur

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