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The EU Single Market is turning 25 this year

The original vision of the Single Market project was to create a single, prosperous economic area. People, goods, services and capital would move freely. European citizens would enjoy rising standards of living.

Twenty-five years down the road, has the Single Market delivered on this promise?

Its development has yielded significant economic
benefits for European citizens. But today, it risks fragmentation. Backsliding in integration could mean
undoing years of progress. 

Read the study here>

Technical Report

The EU Single Market: Impact on Member States
In this study:
Foreword from Jyrki Katainen, Vice President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness, European Commission
Benefits of further integration
Current state of integration: key economic figures
Special focus on the impact of the economic and financial crisis
28 Member State overviews with country-specific figures, analysis and policy recommendations
Impact of integration: growth, consumption, jobs and investment
Policy recommendations
5 stories illustrating how the Single Market changed the lives of Europeans
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