Equalization of excise burden on strong alcoholic beverages a prerequisite for joining the EU
Five years after the explanatory and bilateral screening, Negotiating Chapter 16, which refers to taxation, has not been open for negotiations. According to the 2016 and 2017 EC reports, the key problem standing in the way of opening the chapter is the unequal excise burden on domestic and imported coffee and strong alcoholic beverages.
Financial Management and Control
This brief analyses the key achievements, indicates main obstacles in its establishment and implementation and sums up the measures needed to be implemented in order to “move” FMC from strategy on paper towards concrete benefits for the citizens.
Income inequality, economic development, and the EU accession process: towards a better future for all
Inequality is often considered a social issue even when it is clearly more than that; it, in fact, has severe economic consequences for greater society.
Policy Brief: Towards a European Level of Consumer Protection in Serbia
European Policy Centre – CEP has published a Policy Brief based on the comprehensive Study of Consumer Policy in Serbia: “Towards a European Level of Consumer Protection in Serbia”