Trade, Development, and Immigration

EU standards recognition a win for consumers

Shanker Singham quoted by The Daily Mail

IEA International Trade and Competition Fellow Shanker Singham has been quoted in The Daily Mail in their piece covering the extension of the EU ‘CE’ safety mark to avoid bureaucracy. 

The Daily Mail wrote:

Shanker Singham, international trade and competition fellow at the Institute of Economic Affairs think tank, said: ‘The UK’s recognition of the CE mark will ensure British consumers can continue purchasing the likes of medical devices, household appliances and manufactured goods made for the EU market.’

“‘This will deliver not only expanded consumer choice but also regulatory competition, encouraging greater efficiency, driving economic growth, and making all of us richer.’”

You can read the full article here.