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V pripravi (updated on 27/10/2021)
Referenca: 
INT/956-EESC-2021-03601-00-00-AC-TRA
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Oct 20, 2021 Oct 21, 2021

In its opinion, the EESC focusses on the revision of the Consumer Credit Directive  which  has some shortcomings: a certain number of important obstacles are due to the application, implementation and enforcement of the Directive as well as wider market developments not foreseen at the time it was drawn up in 2008.

Mnenje EESO: Credit agreements for consumers

V pripravi (updated on 27/10/2021)
Referenca: 
CCMI/180-EESC-2021-02384
Plenarno zasedanje: 
564 -
Oct 20, 2021 Oct 21, 2021

The EU is the world's biggest producer of glass with a market share of around one third of total world production. The industry is known for the quality of its products, its capacity for technological innovation and its skilled labour force. The glass industries comprise five sectors covering different glass products, applications and markets: containers, flat glass, glass fibre, special glasses and domestic glass.

Mnenje EESO: Glass in Europe at a crossroads: delivering a greener, energy-efficient industry, while enhancing competitiveness and maintaining quality jobs (own-initiative opinion)

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Agenda - Hearing on Glass in Europe - CCMI/180

V pripravi (updated on 27/10/2021)
Referenca: 
CCMI/181-EESC-2021
Plenarno zasedanje: 
564 -
Oct 20, 2021 Oct 21, 2021

The future of the European automotive industry will be green and digital and green means carbon neutral and circular as clearly stated in the European Green Deal Communication. The Green Deal is the political compass of the European Union Industrial policy for the coming decades even though the number of challenges ahead is huge.

Mnenje EESO: The EU mobility strategy and EU industrial value chains: automotive eco-systems approach (own-initiative opinion)

V pripravi (updated on 26/10/2021)
Referenca: 
ECO/556-EESC-2021
Plenarno zasedanje: 
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Oct 20, 2021 Oct 21, 2021

The EESC strongly believes in the importance of the next Semester cycle as a key instrument for implementing the Recovery and Resilience Facility.

However, it is still concerned about the lack of clarity in most Member States as regards their National Recovery and Resilience Plan governance systems and the distribution of responsibilities for their implementation.

The EESC would also draw attention to the need to measure progress in implementation, for which good monitoring indicators are needed; in this connection it welcomes the "Recovery and Resilience Scoreboard" initiative.

Moreover, the COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the need for a strong industrial policy to avoid dependence on other economic zones for many products and services.

Mnenje EESO: Annual Sustainable Growth Strategy 2021 (additional opinion)

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