Political economics

An effective consumer protection policy ensures that the single market can function properly and efficiently. It aims to secure consumer rights against traders, as well as provide greater protection for vulnerable consumers. Consumer protection rules have the potential to improve market outcomes for the whole economy, make markets fairer and, by improving the quality of information provided to consumers, can lead to better ecological and ecological market outcomes. social. Empowering consumers and effectively protecting their safety and economic interests have become essential objectives of Confeuropa Consumers’ policy in the EU.