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       EU Policies 19/09/2016
CEOC International Position Paper: Effective market surveillance for Europe

International trade continues growing and value creation chain networks extend all over the globe. European consumers benefit from an increasingly wide selection of products, but at the same time they have to be able to trust that these products are safe. This is why, more than ever, the EU needs well-organised, coordinated and suitably effective market surveillance in order to identify nonconforming and often unsafe products as early as possible.

Market surveillance must encompass a consistent EU-wide application of the EU harmonisation legislation in order to create conditions for fair competition between the different market players. The aim of market surveillance is therefore to achieve smooth functioning and competitiveness within the internal market whilst at the same time protecting the health and safety of European citizens.

The CEOC International Position Paper on effective market surveillance for Europe can be downloaded here.

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