About: single market

Brexit 22-08-2017

MacShane: ‘We can leave the EU but not the single market’

To stop Brexit now would require another referendum and there is no public appetite for it, according to Denis MacShane. Instead, he argues the British government should push to remain in the single market and keep trade with Europe open.
Energy 10-10-2016

Hungarian MEP: Nuclear energy’s ‘hidden subsidies’ must end

Atomic energy is not competitive in the energy sector and must not be artificially preserved at the expense of renewable alternatives, Benedek Jávor, Green MEP and member of Nuclear Transparency Watch, told EURACTIV Slovakia.
Brexit 15-06-2016

Leinen: Shock of Brexit would draw EU closer together

As the UK's vote on its EU membership looms on the horizon, EURACTIV Germany spoke to Jo Leinen MEP about what might happen if Brexit happened and what kind of relationship the UK could expect with the EU.
Trade & Society 14-03-2013

MEP: EU countries must implement services rules

Economic protectionism stoked by fears of social dumping is preventing EU countries from taking full advantage of the EU services directive, says MEP Anna Maria Corazza Bildt. Ahead of her 15 March report, she tells EURACTIV how the rules, which chop down barriers to the sale of services across borders, curb discrimination and could result in a 2.6% rise in European GDP.
Future EU 04-09-2012

Reding: Barroso III would make Europe stronger

Europe needs continuity and stability at the helm of government to make it stronger and more resilient, European Commission Vice President Viviane Reding said in an interview with EURACTIV Italy, while also pushing for a third Barroso term at the Commission.
Brexit 03-11-2010

Herzog: Single Market Act is an opportunity for citizens

The European Commission's proposal for a 'Single Market Act' must be debated across the EU so that citizens can learn about the internal market and get a taste for cross-border trade, Philippe Herzog, co-founder of the think-tank Confrontations Europe, told EURACTIV France in an interview.
Regional Policy 06-05-2010

GE boss: Single market still hampered by ‘a ton of barriers’

The Europe 2020 targets are "good and necessary," but more fundamental changes are needed to remove the "ton" of barriers that continue to hamper the completion of the single market, Nani Becalli, president and CEO of GE International, told EURACTIV in an interview.