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EU public-procurement proposal needs further tightening, lawmakers say as they renew scrutiny

By Joanna Sopinska
  • 01 Sep 2021 10:43
  • 01 Sep 2021 10:43
Long-awaited EU rules for foreign companies to access the bloc’s public-procurement market need to be tightened up before they can become law, EU lawmakers said today.
The aim is to close the loopholes that might render the new rules ineffective and easy to dodge, said German center-right lawmaker Daniel Caspary,

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Joanna Sopinska

Senior Correspondent

Joanna covers trade in Brussels. Formerly trade editor of EU Trade Insights, she has many years' experience reporting on trade, investment policy and foreign affairs. Before that, she spent nine years at Europolitics news agency writing on trade, agriculture policy and foreign affairs. Before moving to Brussels in 2006, Joanna worked as an analyst at the Polish Institute of International Relations (PISM) in Warsaw.

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