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Reduced VAT rates should be accompanied by better information and coherence

On 3 September, the ECON Committee of the European Parliament will vote on the draft report regarding the proposal amending Directive 2006/112/EC as regards rates of VAT. EBC supports reduced VAT rates and encourages more Member States to make use of them in order to renovate the building stock in the European Union.


EBC launches its Annual Report 2017 – 2018

EBC's Annual Report 2017 – 2018 lays out the organisation’s key achievements in representing, defending and promoting the interests of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises at the European political level.

Latest activities

Have a look at the EBC Annual Report 2017-2018. It's got a new fresh look and features key construction-related topics, from the performance of the sector and posting of workers to energy efficiency, circular economy, standardisation and much more. French version available.


10 September 2018
"Circular economy impact on the steel industry" Conference, Brussels

11-13 September 2018
CEN TC 442, Paris

20-21 September 2018
NETconVET project meeting, Düsseldorf

26 September 2018
SBS Board, Brussels

26-27 September 2018
EeMAP meeting, Venice

28 September 2018
EBC Board, Brussels