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  Internal Market - Single Market News Homepage
Single Market News is an official publication of the Internal Market and services DG covering the areas this DG is responsible for.
Please note that residency issues and visa policy are a matter for DG Justice, Freedom and Security, free movement of goods is the responsibility of DG Enterprise and Industry and taxation concerns DG Taxation and Customs Union.
Except in particular circumstances, the magazine Single Market News is produced four times a year.
ec.europa.eu /internal_market/smn/index_en.htm   (300 words)

 Single market - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A single market is a customs union with common policies on product regulation, and freedom of movement of all the four factors of production (goods, services, capital and labour).
The EC formally became a single market in 1992 when the Maastricht treaty was signed.
It was not until the Single European Act (1986) that the final barriers to free movement of capital, labour, goods and services were removed.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Single_market   (466 words)

 Jackson Hole Real Estate - Brokerage Of The Tetons, Market Report
Furthermore, it is notable that the positive numbers exhibited in 2004 were buoyed by a strengthening high-end market, with the market segments of resort-orientated lots and condominium / townhomes showing a marked growth.
The market for condominiums and townhomes in Jackson Hole grew aggressively during 2004, showing a 21.82% increase in the number of sales during 2004 and a total dollar volume of sales that increased by 29.21% from 2003.
The contribution to this market growth from the resort-orientated market segment was interpreted as a strong positive factor considering this market segment had been somewhat flat in the years subsequent to the "dotcom" contraction and the attacks of September 11, 2001.
www.brokerageofthetetons.com /market_report.asp   (1690 words)

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The Government believes that the single European market benefits the economy of each Member State, and that the removal of trade barriers leads to a reduction in business costs as well as increasing competition and stimulating efficiency, benefiting consumers and encouraging the creation of jobs and wealth.
The Single Market provides for better consumer protection; for example the Toy Directive means that all toys sold in the EU must be safe for children.
Agreements between Member States on legislation and administrative co-operation measures to improve the single market are largely focused on the EU Council of Ministers and its various formations.
www.dti.gov.uk /europeandtrade/europe/single-market/page19813.html   (1595 words)

 Nationalbanken // History of the Euro // History of the Euro // The single market   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Especially through the establishment of a customs union, the Treaty of Rome from 1957 created the basis for a single European market which was to promote intra﷓European trade.
In the single market, goods, services, labour and capital had to move freely between member states in the same way as in the participating countries' domestic markets.
The single market was aimed at promoting higher growth and lower prices through enhanced competition.
www.nationalbanken.dk /dnuk/eurohist.nsf/side/The_single_market_   (202 words)

 Jamaica Gleaner News - Freedom, single market and Caribbean civilisation - Sunday | January 1, 2006
A civilisation cannot be reduced to a market and economy or a market economy.
The Single Market of 2006, the World Cup of Cricket of 2007, the commemoration of the Abolition of the Trans Atlantic Slave Trade in 2007, the Single Economy of 2008, are all major catalysts around which we can seize the moment and advance the civilisation project.
It is a good time for the UWI to hold a conference on the future of our Caribbean civilisation, one that goes beyond issues of governance and economic integration, to embrace broader issues to establish the region's goals for the next decades of this century.
www.jamaica-gleaner.com /gleaner/20060101/focus/focus3.html   (1095 words)

 Free Movement - Establishing the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME)
The decision in 1989 to establish the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) was a move to deepen the integration movement and to better respond to the challenges and opportunities presented by globalisation.
While a primary focus of the Common Market was on liberalising trade in goods among the Members, the Single Market and Economy not only expands this process to include services, but also provides for the free movement of capital (money), skilled labour, and the freedom to establish business enterprises anywhere in the Community.
Therefore, to complete the Single Market, the immediate focus of attention will be on the removal of restrictions on the right of establishment, the movement of services, capital and skilled labour.
www.caricom.org /jsp/single_market/free_movement.jsp?menu=csme   (361 words)

 BBC NEWS | In Depth | Euro-glossary | Single market
The single market came into force in January 1993, establishing the free movement of goods, people, services and capital.
The Single European Act, signed in 1986, finally set a deadline of 1992 for the single market to be up and running.
In the end, the single market was launched on 1 January 1993, though some of the legislation was still not in place.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/in_depth/europe/euro-glossary/1256396.stm   (243 words)

 EUROPA - The EU at a glance - Europe in 12 lessons - The single market   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The single market is certainly up and running, but it is still very much a ‘work in progress’ with constant room for improvement.
The coming of the euro has been good for market transparency and competition: since 1 January 2002, consumers with euros in their pockets have been able to shop around, directly comparing prices in a dozen different EU countries.
So the EU institutions are drawing up legislation to ensure there is no conflict between the Treaty rules on competition within the single market and the need to maintain services of general interest at a high level of provision.
europa.eu /abc/12lessons/index6_en.htm   (1515 words)

 Leaders formalise Carib Single Market - JAMAICAOBSERVER.COM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Six members of Caricom yesterday formally signed a protocol to establish a single market, with urgings that they push ahead to their 2008 deadline for the creation of a seamless regional economy.
The region, he urged, "must not fail to meet the deadline of 2008 for the establishment of the Caricom Single Economy" as this was of utmost importance.
Manning urged the region to build on the achievement of the single market by completing arrangements for a single economic space which, he said, was "vital to the viability of our nations in the fiercely competitive global arena".
www.jamaicaobserver.com /news/html/20060131T000000-0500_97716_OBS_LEADERS_FORMALISE_CARIB_SINGLE_MARKET.asp   (652 words)

 The World-Wide Web Virtual Library: Single Market.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Summarizes legislation yet to be implemented, tasks related to managing and developing the single market, and external implications of the single market.
Summarizes the results of actions taken by the Community to fulfil the objectives and provisions of the Single Act on formulation of the Single Market.
Other measures were included to support the programme, so that in total 500 Single Market measures were actually passed in the period to the end of 1992.
www.library.pitt.edu /subject_guides/westeuropean/wwwes/sm3.guide.html   (865 words)

 Amazon.com: Single & Single: Books: John le Carre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The magician is Oliver Single, the tormented son of Tiger Single, a rogue banker the Financial Times calls "the knight errant of Gorbachev's New East." In fact, Tiger is sinking his fangs into that crucial one-tenth of world trade free of pesky regulations--illegal drugs--and secretly selling donated disaster-relief blood.
Single and Single is not really a bad novel, but it is not a very exciting one either.
In the end, Single and Single is a love story between a son and his father, so perhaps it's only natural that there be an Oedipal angle to the whole thing.
www.amazon.com /Single-John-Carre/dp/0671027972   (2886 words)

 The European Union: Single Market and the euro
But building an internal market (as the EU calls the Single Market) is the main vehicle that was intended to launch Europe as an economic superpower.
The Single Market (or Internal Market, as it's known by the EU) has been in existence since 1993, but this was just the launch date for a process that is still underway.
Biz/ed Notes on the Single Market and the euro - for details of these two central pillars of the EU.
www.bized.co.uk /educators/16-19/business/external/lesson/singlemarket.htm   (458 words)

 Tutor2u - single european market
The Single European Market is a customs union–; which comprises a free trade area with a common external tariff on goods and services coming into the European Union.
The Single Market was created by the Internal Market Programme which was supposed to be completed by January 1993.
The market is an attempt to generate structural changes in the EU by reducing barriers to market access throughout member countries.
www.tutor2u.net /economics/content/topics/europe/single_market.htm   (573 words)

 Pension Annuity UK | open market option annuities
An open market option means an annuitant is free to buy a compulsory purchase annuity (or pension annuity) from any provider in the market, and this applies to a With Profits annuity as well as a standard annuity.
Both annuity types can be purchased as a single life annuity where the annuitant does not have a partner and this feature can also apply to a With Profits annuity.
This means that the pension income from a single life annuity will be greater than a joint life annuity because due to mortality, it is going to be paid out for a shorter period of time.
www.sharingpension.com /pension_anuity2.htm   (3188 words)

 Caribbean new single market economy increases regional clout   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
“Today, the single market component of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) comes into force, involving Barbados, Belize, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago,” said Patrick Manning, the prime minister of oil-rich Trinidad and Tobago, who assumed the chairmanship of the regional bloc at the start of the year.
The official ceremony for the single market initiative is scheduled for Jan. 23 in Jamaica.
“A single regional market of 12 or 15 million people in mid-income developing countries is, in the context of the global economy, by no means powerful.
www.finalcall.com /artman/publish/article_2373.shtml   (790 words)

 CSME - The Caricom Single Market and Economy - How does the CSME affect me? (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Under the SINGLE MARKET component, consumers as well as entrepreneurs will benefit from a well-structured regime for trade in "legally approved" services.
Under the Single Market component of the CSME, CARICOM Nationals have the right to establish companies or other legal entities such as partnerships.
As such, if you are interested in establishing a business in another CSME Member State, you must be engaged in non-wage earning activities of a commmercial, industrial, agricultural, professional or artisanal nature.
www.csmett.com.cob-web.org:8888   (140 words)

 BBC News | UK POLITICS | Single market key to prosperity - Byers
Mr Byers said the UK now had to work harder for the success of the single market.
He said: "Sometimes decisions that help boost the single market are difficult for member states.
Mr Byers is widely seen as one of the key European enthusiasts in the UK cabinet as well as being a close ally of Prime Minister Tony Blair.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/uk_politics/916374.stm   (437 words)

 Caribbean welcomes single market
"To put together a single market and economy is a historic thing," he said.
Edwin Carrington, secretary-general of the 15-member Caribbean Community, said the agreement is "an important psychological and political step for this region" even though less than half the community’s membership was ready to enter the trade accord by 1 January.
The British territory of Montserrat, which is also a member of the Caribbean Community, is seeking permission from the United Kingdom to become a part of the single market.
www.bilaterals.org /article.php3?id_article=3408   (487 words)

 FT.com / Europe - Europe nears single energy market
Behind the initiative is a concern that the inefficient use of capacity on cross­border electricity links limits the smooth transfer of power between countries and leads to uncertainty about the supply of energy within the EU.
The plans to set up Europe’s first regional integrated power market have been in train for several years and are seen as the first stage in establishing a common European market in energy.
So far attempts to encourage a single market have been held back by a lack of interconnector capacity and the protectionist approach by individual countries on energy policy.
www.ft.com /cms/s/0726c83c-65ea-11db-a4fc-0000779e2340.html   (509 words)

 FT.com / Home UK / UK - Europe's single market defies the naysayers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It is timely to pose the question today, the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Single European Act - the treaty that opened the door to the effective creation of the single market.
The development of the single market has been a steady process rather than a big bang.
It is the very success of the single market that has evoked a backlash.
www.ft.com /cms/s/6805b6c0-9f59-11da-ba48-0000779e2340.html   (870 words)

 Caribbean Single Market and Economy (CSME), Caricom Single Market and Economy, CSME CARICOM Single Market (via ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Our goal is to provide you with the information and resources that will ensure the growth, viability and sustanability of your business as the Caribbean countries moves towards the implementation of the Single Market.
The Caribbean Single Market and Economy (CSME) involves the free flow of labour, goods and capital among participating Caribbean Community (CARICOM) members states.
The emergence, of this single market means that legal and administrative restrictions affecting trade, labour and technology within the CARICOM Read the rest of this entry »
www.talkcsme.com.cob-web.org:8888   (587 words)

 Single Market after 1992   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The audiovisual media in the single market, Brussels: European Documentation, 3/1988.
1 The Single Market and Monetary Unification, vol.
Commission of the EC, Communication from the Commission to the Council on the state of the Internal Market, COM (81), 313, Brussels, 1981.
www.fredonia.edu /department/polisci/market.htm   (1813 words)

 Preparedness for Single Market Crucial: CARICOM Secretary- General - Jamaica Information Service
The CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) which looks toward a 2008 full implementation seeks to go further than establishing the FTA; it seeks to establish a Single Market and Economy.
The Single Market is slated to come into effect by January 2006, whilst the Single Economy is earmarked for 2008.
Since the greater economic integration under the Single Economy is earmarked for 2008, whilst Single Market integration is set for January 2006, there is now a greater focus on areas for market integration.
www.jis.gov.jm /foreign_affairs/html/20051120T100000-0500_7381_JIS_PREPAREDNESS_FOR_SINGLE_MARKET_CRUCIAL__CARICOM_SECRETARY__GENERAL.asp   (1415 words)

 Enterprise & Industry - Regulatory Policy - Single Market
The main objective is to contribute to the design, implementation and improvement of a flexible regulatory framework providing access to the single market while protecting essential public requirements.
As well as promoting regulatory solutions to the operation of the Internal Market, the Commission also contributes positively to the prevention of new barriers to trade either through the operation of the information procedure or the effective implementation of the principle of mutual recognition.
The Commission's single market regulatory policy also aims to facilitate access to third markets and to contribute to the global and sustainable competitiveness of the industry sectors mainly concerned by the New Approach and European Standardisation.
ec.europa.eu /enterprise/regulation/index_en.htm   (454 words)

 DG Internal Market & Services - Homepage
The Internal Market and Services Directorate General (DG MARKT) is one of 37 Directorates General and specialised services which make up the European Commission.
Its main role is to coordinate the Commission’s policy on the European Single Market, which aims to ensure the free movement of people, goods, services and capital within the Union.
The Internal Market and Services DG is based in Brussels and has a staff of approximately 500, working under the political authority of Commissioner Charlie Mc Creevy and managed by acting Director General Thierry Stoll.
ec.europa.eu /dgs/internal_market/index_en.htm   (207 words)

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