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Single market

What the Commission is doing

The Commission is currently setting out its plans for building a capital markets union, making it easier for small businesses to raise money and making Europe a more attractive place to invest. In addition, a digital single market will make the EU's single market freedoms "go digital", with EU-wide rules for telecommunications services, copyright, data protection, or the management of radio spectrum.

More about the capital markets union

More about the digital single market

Services of general interest



  • Pass regulations that foster the free movement of goods and services, and enhance competitiveness
  • Remove barriers to intra-EU trade and prevent the creation of new ones
  • Promote a business and consumer-friendly environment based on transparent, simple, and consistent rules offering a clear legal framework

See what other EU institutions are doing on single market