Business Opening or Closing

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Considerations related e.g. to the international competitiveness of the European economy suggest that regulation imposed on business should always be proportionate and amenable to cost effective implementation.
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Guiding Question

Will the policy option lead to new or closing down of businesses?

Relevant Policies

Europe 2020
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Further sources of data

Please link to further sources of data, e.g. important reports, annual reports etc. 

Further sources of information

Eurostat indicators

  • Business Demography

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Other official indicators

Eurostat: Environmental protection expenditure by industry in the European Union