International public procurement instrument: securing fairness for EU firms

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Parliament gave its final greenlight on Thursday to the new international procurement instrument intended to encourage the opening up of global procurement markets. The International Procurement Instrument (IPI) introduces measures limiting non-EU companies’ access to the open EU public procurement market if their governments […]

Road use charges: reforms aim to improve fairness and environmental protection

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. EU countries imposing time-based road use charges will need to switch to distance-based ones for trucks and buses from 2023 and cars from 2026, under draft rules adopted today. The Transport Committee amendments, voted on Thursday, aim to help meet EU emission reduction targets […]