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30 years of single market – taking stock and looking ahead

This note provides an analytical contribution on the state of the single market 30 years after its establishment and the role of the single market as driver of EU resilience. It assesses developments in goods and services integration. 

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10.2873/34087, 978-92-76-58159-8
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Publication date
21 December 2022
Author
Frank Vandermeeren

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This note provides an analytical contribution on the state of the single market 30 years after its establishment and the role of the single market as driver of EU resilience. It assesses developments in goods and services integration. In addition, progress in removing single market barriers is analysed, with a focus specifically on services. Finally, the paper explains the role of the single market as driver of EU resilience. The note highlights that the single market is a dynamic and ongoing process, with remaining challenges and opportunities notably in services. Further improving the functioning of the single market has the potential of increasing the effectiveness of policy actions to strengthen EU resilience and ensure the availability of critical goods and services.

(*)This paper was presented at the Academic Conference on the '30th Anniversary since the Establishment of the single market' organised by European Commission, Directorate General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs and by the Czech Presidency of the EU.
(Prague, 7 December 2022)

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21 DECEMBER 2022
30 years of single market - Taking Stock and Looking Ahead
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