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Competitiveness ministers discuss internal market development and innovation funding

18.7.2022 14.23
The EU ministers responsible for competitiveness will meet in Prague on 19-22 July 2022. The first two days of the meeting will focus on internal market and industrial policy issues, followed by research and innovation.

European Commission publishes a proposal for EU corporate social responsibility legislation

23.2.2022 16.06
EU-lippuja
Photo: European Comission
The EU is making progress with the preparation of corporate social responsibility legislation. Today, the Commission published a proposal for a Directive on corporate sustainability due diligence. Next, the Commission proposal will be discussed by the EU Member States and the European Parliament. The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment will organise a stakeholder event regarding the proposal on 9 March 2022. Stakeholders’ views will be taken into account in the formulation of Finland’s positions.

Government supports intervention in foreign subsidies that distort competition in the European Union, but insists on clear rules

17.6.2021 13.46
EU flags in front of the Berlaymount building in Brussels
Image: The European Commission
The European Commission is proposing new ways of tackling subsidies granted by non-EU governments that distort competition in the internal market. Finland supports the aims of the proposal calling for level playing field for businesses that receive foreign subsidies and for businesses that do not. The rules must be clear and predictable.

Market surveillance to be reformed and harmonised

31.3.2022 14.25
Extensive legislative amendments related to market surveillance will enter into force in April. The amendments will modernise market surveillance to correspond to the changes in the operating environment of companies, such as more complex supply chains and online sales. The reform will update market surveillance to comply with the EU Market Surveillance Regulation. 

Finland supports stronger EU role in international standardisation

17.3.2022 14.14
At the beginning of February, the European Commission adopted a new EU standardisation strategy and simultaneously issued a proposal for amending the regulation on standardisation. On 17 March, the Government submitted to Parliament information on the strategy, amendments to the regulation on standardisation and Finland’s position on them.

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The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment creates the conditions for economically, socially and ecologically sustainable growth. It comes from skilled people in high-quality jobs, productivity growth and increasing employment.

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