Most Significant Obstacles Created by Market Fragmentation for European Small and Midsize Enterprises
Source: Eurochambres, The State of the Single Market: Barriers and Solutions (2019)
Topic: Illegal Content
Reference year: 2019
Geographical area: European Union
Method: Survey (N=1107)
Link to original document: cebre.cz
This chart demonstrates that a clear majority of Europeans SMEs feel that failures in the single market have led to signifcant or very significant barriers in the expansion of their business. The most promiment of these barriers being complex administrative procedures and differing rules by individual Member States.