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Media says new EU Commission bill to secure supply chains amid crises

Come the spring, the EU Commission will present a bill giving Brussels special powers to ensure supply in crisis situations, reports Politico.

EU Commissioner for the Internal Market Thierry Breton. | Photo: Pool New/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix

Like the rest of the world, the European Union has been challenged in terms of securing supplies during the Covid crisis.

The situation provides food for thought for the European Commission, which, according to media Politico, is planning to present legislation in the spring giving emergency powers to officials in Brussels so they may secure supply chains during future crises.

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