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New Consumer Agenda

Nov 13, 2020 | News

(13 November 2020) – Today, the European Commission launched the New Consumer Agenda to “empower European consumers to play an active role in the green and digital transitions”.

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The Agenda also addresses how to increase consumer protection and resilience during and after the COVID-19 pandemic, which brought significant challenges affecting the daily lives of consumers.

More concretely, the Agenda puts forward priorities and key action points to be taken in the next 5 years together with Member States at European and national levels.

This will, among other things, include a new legal proposal aiming to provide better information on sustainability to consumers, adapting existing legislation to the digital transformation as well as an action plan on product safety with China.

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