What is the Single Market?

The aim of the single market is that trade between EU countries should be :
goods, people, services and capital
Single market rules require the free movement between EU member countries of (the 'four freedoms'):
Barriers to trade.
Single market rules remove :
National rules
Single market rules harmonise, or unify (at EU level) :
One EU standard
Making one EU rule in place of 28 national rules allows manufacturers to produce (rather than to 28 different national standards) to :
National level
Subsidiarity means that wherever possible decisions are supposed to be taken (rather than at European level) at :
Qualified majority voting.
Most single market laws are made by :
Still developing
The single market (originally intended for completion in 1992) is :