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EC Action: Origin Marking

Volume 472: debated on Tuesday 4 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform whether the European Union has plans for a directive on origin marking. (189582)

The European Commission has put forward a proposal for a council regulation for the compulsory indication of the country of origin of certain products imported into the EU from third countries. This proposal has been subject to detailed technical level analysis and has yet to be formally adopted for negotiation.