“ANEC welcomes the proposal of the European Commission, unveiled today, to strengthen consumer confidence and put consumers at the centre of the Single Market”, said ANEC Secretary-General, Stephen Russell “However, we should not forget that, in reality, the needs and expectations of consumers are not limited to the repartition of competences among Commission portfolios.

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The Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee of the European Parliament (IMCO) today adopted a Legislative Report on the revision of the present regulatory framework for European Standardisation.
ANEC welcomes the adoption of the Report and its measures to strengthen the voice of consumers in the European Standardisation System.

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To mark International Consumers Day, ANEC calls for European safety legislation to provide consumers with a system of protection they can trust. This entails ensuring the safety of products along the whole production chain, from the assessment of risks to which all categories of consumers are exposed, to effective checks on products before they are sold to consumers.

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“ANEC welcomes the proposal of the European Commission, unveiled today, to strengthen the personal data protection of all consumers, including children”, said ANEC Secretary-General, Stephen Russell.

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