In January 2019 a new proposal was approved by the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee updating the EU consumer protection rules in order to tackle misleading rankings in online marketplaces and dual quality of products in the EU
The Industry and Energy Committee accepted four legislative proposals on the EU electricity market in February 2018. In the context of the Clean-Energy package, the European Parliament committee approved a set of rules which could ensure a wider competition in the electricity market, better information for the consumers and tackles shortages during crises.
In March 2018 the members of the European Parliament adopted a proposal in order create a more transparent and competitive cross-border parcel delivery market. The proposal also aims at reducing the barriers consumers and e-retailers encounter when purchasing online in the EU.
MEPs want to ensure a high level of consumer protection throughout the EU and to create legal certainty for businesses wishing to sell their products in other Member States.