The new European Consumer Agenda - Boosting confidence and growth by putting consumers at the heart of the Single Market

Wednesday, 23 May 2012 print

On May, 22nd the European Commission has adopted its strategic vision for EU consumer policy for the years to come which aims to maximise consumer participation and trust in the market.

Built around four main objectives the European Consumer Agenda aims to increase confidence by: reinforcing consumer safety; enhancing knowledge; stepping up enforcement and securing redress; aligning consumer rights and policies to changes in society and in the economy. It also presents a number of key actions to be implemented between now and 2014.

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