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DSG Kiràly takes part in meeting of WB6-EU business platform in Skopje: progress towards EU Single Market

On 30 March Deputy Secretary General Zsuzsanna Kiràly participated in the Western Balkans 6 (WB6)-EU Business Platform in Skopje gathering members of the WB6 CIF Business Council, representatives of the region’s private sector, the European Commission, and regional stakeholders.

The event, under the topic “One region-One economy – the progress towards the EU Single Market for the Western Balkan’s businesses”, aims at ensuring a continued and structured dialogue between EU decision makers and the above-mentioned players in order to search for administrative, regulatory and policy solutions; support the business communities in the Western Balkans to understand better the European Union, its acquis; and help them to be prepared for the integration into the Single Market.

Among the topics of discussion of the gathering: quality Infrastructure in the WB6 and the need to continue harmonisingWB6 Laboratories’ accreditation with European rules and mutual recognition throughout the WB economies; improving movement of goods and people at border crossing points between the region and the EU, and intra the WB6 region; elimination of non-tariff barriers; the challenges and  perspectives for WB6 companies in incorporating environmental, social, and governance  (ESG) standards in their operations.

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