Council makes progress on Ecodesign Directive

The EU member states discussed the Commission’s proposal for the Ecodesign Regulation yesterday in the Competitiveness Council. The consensus is mainly on the importance of the directive for the European internal market and the Green Deal. Member states primarily expressed concerns about the additional burden on European companies, which could weaken their competitiveness, the possibilities for market surveillance, and the use of delegated acts to determine the details of product groups.

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