Parliamentary Testimony

Economic benefits of the Digital Single Market

Testimony before the European Parliament Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO).

By: Date: July 18, 2018 Topic: European Parliament

On 10 July 2018, J. Scott Marcus testified before the European Parliament Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO).

The authors firstly present the growth of e-commerce within the EU, highlighting the remaining cross-borders impediments. In their view, the completion of the Digital Single Market wouldl provide some answer to these issues, and will assure consumer protection in a more efficient way. Finally, they estimate the economic benefits of sales of goods and services through e-commerce, and assess the legislative measures that have been taken so far.

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