Tag: product safety

A map of the UK and Nothwestern Europe. Containers bearing British and EU flags float above the map, showcasing trade between the two partners.

EU-UK divorce deal: What (not) to replicate in future EU trade policy

While the EU-UK trade & cooperation deal is a very specific one, building on a formerly integrated consumer market, wider EU trade policy can draw lessons from it.

/ April 28, 2021

EU proposals to shape the digital landscape, a step forward for consumers

Just as the European Parliament and the EU’s Council of Ministers are gearing up to begin their scrutiny of the European Commission’s December 2020 proposals for a Digital Services Act (DSA) and a Digital Markets Act (DMA), it is timely...

/ February 22, 2021
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Is it safe to buy products online from the other side of the world?

Consumers now buy things from anywhere in the world in a few clicks. But consumer groups' research shows the safety of these products is not always guaranteed. Online shops are urged to act responsibly and authorities should work together across...

/ October 8, 2019