Flash Eurobarometer 130 (Managers 35 - Internal Market)

Version
2.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
2014-08-14
Contributor
  • Christensen, Thomas (European Commission, Brussels DG Press and Communication, Opinion Polls) (Researcher)
  • Dimarso, Bruxelles, Belgium Gallup, Kobenhavn, Denmark Emnid, Bielefeld, Germany ICAP, Athens, Greece Demoscopia, Madrid, Spain Suomen Gallup, Espoo, Finland Sofres, Montrouge, France Irish MKTG Surveys, Dublin, Ireland Doxa, Milano, Italy ILReS, (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Business/industrial management and organisation
    • Economic systems and development
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitudes of companies towards the European Internal Market. Topics: impact of each of the following EU Single Market measures on the company’s activities: product standards, labelling and packaging rules, public procurement rules, elimination of customs documentation, abolition of border controls, VAT procedures for sales within the EU, liberalisation of capital movements, rules for establishing businesses in other EU countries; recruitment of staff coming from other member states; reasons for not recruiting staff coming from other member states; impact of the EU Single Market on the firm’s operations with regard to: sales in the own country, sales to other EU countries, sales to non-EU countries, productivity, profitability, employment; influence of the EU Single Market on each of the following strategic fields of the company: pricing of products or services, purchasing from other EU countries, selling directly to other EU countries, distribution in other EU countries, setting up businesses in other EU countries, investing in companies in other EU countries, investment of companies from other EU countries in own business, cooperation agreements with companies from other EU countries, marketing strategy; influence of the EU Single Market on each of the following areas of the company: production process, distribution, marketing, cost of raw materials, fees for banking services, premiums for insurance services, telecommunication services, energy supplies, postal and courier services, labour costs; impact of the implementation of the Single Market on total unit costs of the company’s products; development in the level of competition in the own country as a result of the EU Single Market with regard to: domestic firms, other EU firms, non-EU firms; development in competition on the basis of prices in the own country as a result of the EU Single Market with regard to: domestic firms, other EU firms, non-EU firms; development in competition on the basis of product quality and choice in the own country as a result of the EU Single Market with regard to: domestic firms, other EU firms, non-EU firms; attitude towards prioritizing the development of the Single Market in the context of the EU; importance of selected future EU Single Market policy measures for the own company: remove remaining technical barriers to trade in goods and services, align national taxation systems, remove remaining technical barriers to trade in goods and services, create a patent valid in all EU countries, strengthen intellectual property rights protection, further opening up of public procurement markets, achieve an integrated European financial market, ensure fair competition, further opening up to competition of public utility services, ensure one common set of rules throughout the EU with regard to doing business, facilitate labour mobility; impact of the enlargement of the EU Single Market on each of the following issues: cost of raw materials, cost of labour, market opportunities, selling prices, productivity, profitability, growth in employment; current trade with candidate country; main reasons for not exporting to other countries within the Single Market; self-rated knowledge on the company’s rights in the Single Market; assessment of the overall impact of the Single Market on the company; more European thinking of own business due to Single Market. Demography: position of respondent at the company; information about the company: number of employees in the own country, year of company establishment; number of EU countries cross-border sales are made to; percentage of the company’s turnover coming from sales to other EU countries; company sector. Additionally coded was: questionnaire number; respondent ID; country; date of interview; time of the beginning of the interview; duration of the interview; SIC-Code; NACE-Code; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2002-08-28 / 2002-09-25
    total
  • 2002-09-02 / 2002-09-23
    Belgium
  • 2002-08-30 / 2002-09-16
    Denmark
  • 2002-08-28 / 2002-09-16
    Germany
  • 2002-09-02 / 2002-09-18
    Greece
  • 2002-09-02 / 2002-09-25
    Spain
  • 2002-09-02 / 2002-09-23
    Finland
  • 2002-09-04 / 2002-09-24
    France
  • 2002-09-03 / 2002-09-24
    Ireland
  • 2002-09-05 / 2002-09-19
    Italy
  • 2002-09-03 / 2002-09-24
    Luxembourg
  • 2002-09-02 / 2002-09-23
    Netherlands
  • 2002-09-03 / 2002-09-19
    Austria
  • 2002-09-04 / 2002-09-24
    Portugal
  • 2002-09-02 / 2002-09-20
    Sweden
  • 2002-09-02 / 2002-09-24
    United Kingdom
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Spain (ES)
  • Finland (FI)
  • France (FR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • United Kingdom (GB)
Sampled Universe
Companies in the following sectors: construction, industry, services, and trade
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Organization
    Number of Units: 5900
    Number of Variables: 114
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3685 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
Relations
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.3685
Publications
  • European Commission; EOS Gallup Europe: Internal market business survey. Brussels: European Commission October 2002 http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl130_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 17 | Registration Date: 2014-08-14