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Directorate-General Enterprise and Industry (ENTR)

Source: Europa Nu.

On January 1st 2015 this directorate-general was replaced by DG Internal Market, Industry, Enterpreneurship and Small Enterprises

This Directorate-General strived for an EU policy that contributed to the competitiveness of European enterprises, employment and economic growth. Special attention was given to the needs of small or medium-sized companies.

The main tasks of the DG were:

  • removing barriers for entrepreneurs and encouraging potential entrepreneurs
  • to encourage innovation
  • to enhance the efficiency of the internal market
  • to improve the competitiveness of European industry on the world market within the boundaries of sustainable development
  • promoting a green economy
  • to improve Europe's role in space
 

1.

Legislative proposals in negotiation

There are 224 proposals for legislative or other legal instruments of this Directorate-General in negotiations with the Council and the European Parliament.
Date Title
29.10.2014  Application of Regulation (EU) No 1007/2011 on textile fibre names and related labelling and marking of the fibre composition of textile products.
Report com(2014)633
 
25.09.2014  Executive summary of the impact assessment accompanying the document: requirements relating to emission limits and type-approval for internal combustion engines for ...
Working paper swd(2014)281
 
25.09.2014  Impact assessment accompanying the document: Review of Directive 97/68/EC on emissions from engines in non-road mobile machinery in view of establishing a new ...
swd(2014)282
 
11.09.2014  European Competitiveness Report 2014: Helping Firms Grow.
Working paper swd(2014)277
 
11.09.2014  Reindustrialising Europe Member States' Competitiveness Report 2014.
Working paper swd(2014)278
 

2.

Legislation currently being implemented

There are 65 laws or other legal instruments of the Council and the European Parliament, previously proposed by undefined, which are currently being implemented by the member states.
Date Title
27.10.2014  EU position in the Administrative Committee of the UNECE on the draft new Regulation on hydrogen and fuel cell vehicles.
Decision com(2014)678
 
27.10.2014  EU position in the Administrative Committee of the UNECE on the draft new Regulation on pole side impact and on the draft amendment to the new Regulation on pole side ...
Decision com(2014)680
 
23.10.2014  EU position in the UNECE on amendments to 24 UN Regulations, on Regulations on tyres and on Heavy-Duty Certification Procedure and on an amendment to Mutual Resolution ...
Decision com(2014)647
 
25.09.2014  Requirements relating to emission limits and type-approval for internal combustion engines for non-road mobile machinery.
Regulation com(2014)581
 
12.05.2014  Appliances burning gaseous fuels.
Regulation com(2014)258
 

3.

Legislation in force

There are at least 15 laws or other legal instruments in force that have been previously proposed by undefined.
Date Title
04.06.2014  EU position in UNECE on proposals to amend numerous UN Regulations including on Retrofit Emission Control devices for heavy duty vehicles and on Construction of Vehicles.
Decision com(2014)314
 
20.02.2014  EU position at UNECE on amendments to numerous Regulations, the draft regulation on harmonized Light-duty vehicle Test Procedures (WLTP) and on Tyres.
Decision com(2014)95
 
09.10.2013  EU position in UNECE on uniform provisions of Retrofit Emission Control Devices (REC) for heavy duty vehicles, tractors and certain non-road mobile machinery.
Decision com(2013)693
 
09.10.2013  EU position within UNECE regarding amendments to numerous regulations and resolutions on the construction of vehicles and the global technical regulation on pole side ...
Decision com(2013)694
 
09.10.2013  EU position in the Administrative Committee of the UNECE regarding the draft Regulation on uniform provisions concerning the recyclability of motor vehicles.
Decision com(2013)697