EU Ambassador to Israel about the reform of the cosmetic sector

January 14, 2019
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I have read the article you recently published claiming that “Europeans stuck another nail in the cosmetics coffin – the Government’s initiative to increase the parallel importation of cosmetics was rejected by the European Union” dated 20 December 2018. I would like to give your readers a few more elements to have a clearer picture as the report contained a number of inaccuracies. (…)

Finally it should be also recalled that the European Commission spends several million Euros annually to share European best practices with the competent Israeli authorities if they so request. This takes place mainly in the forms of expert workshops locally or study visit in Europe (TAIEX) or of so called Twinning programmes whereby European experts spend a few months at an Israeli ministry assisting policy design and implementation in a given professional area. (…)


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