The Bolkestein directive: Real and false problems
The controversial point is the method by which the EU directive intends to expand competition in the services sector. However, the liberalisation of this sector is indispensable: suffice it to say that, while services account for about 60% of European GDP, trade in services accounts for a mere 5 percent. This explains the compromise that has been reached.
- Friday, 28 June 2013