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2017 Commission report and factsheets on monitoring the application of EU law


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Publication date
12 July 2018


Every year, the European Commission draws up an annual report on its monitoring of the application of EU law.

In 2017, the Commission launched 716 infringement cases with highest number in Environment (173), Mobility and Transport (155) and Financial stability, financial services and Capital Markets Union (84). At the end of 2017, 1 559 infringement procedures remained open. The number of new late-transposition infringement cases decreased sharply in 2017 (558) compared to 2016 (845).