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23.2.

2004 EN Official Journal of the European Union II/167

COMMISSION
TITLE 02 — ENTERPRISE

CHAPTER 02 05 — COMPETITIVENESS AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Appropriations 2004 Appropriations 2003 Outturn 2002


Title
Chapter
Article Heading FP
Item

Commitments Payments Commitments Payments Commitments Payments

02 05 COMPETITIVENESS AND SUSTAINABLE


DEVELOPMENT

02 05 01 Industrial competitiveness policy for the


European Union 3 7 000 000 8 100 000 8 180 000 8 000 000 4 970 049,38 4 969 327,83

Chapter 02 05 — Total 7 000 000 8 100 000 8 180 000 8 000 000 4 970 049,38 4 969 327,83
II/168 EN Official Journal of the European Union 23.2.2004

COMMISSION
TITLE 02 — ENTERPRISE

CHAPTER 02 05 — COMPETITIVENESS AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (cont’d)

02 05 01 Industrial competitiveness policy for the European Union


Figures (Differentiated appropriations)

Appropriations 2004 Appropriations 2003 Outturn 2002

Commitments Payments Commitments Payments Commitments Payments

7 000 000 8 100 000 8 180 000 8 000 000 4 970 049,38 4 969 327,83

The likely schedule of payments vis-à-vis commitments is as follows:

Commitments Payments

2003 2004 2005 2006 Subsequent


years

Pre-2003 commitments still 4 033 006 2 700 000 1 100 000 233 006
outstanding

Commitment appropriations
made available again and/or
carried over from 2002

Appropriations 2003 8 180 000 5 300 000 2 000 000 700 000 180 000

Appropriations 2004 7 000 000 5 000 000 1 500 000 500 000 —

Total 19 213 006 8 000 000 8 100 000 2 433 006 680 000 —

Remarks
This appropriation is intended to cover:
— the gathering of the information needed for a thorough knowledge of trends in industry in the Community and in the industrial strate-
gies of non-member countries, and the imparting of that information to economic operators, decision-makers and the public,
— the submission, on a regular basis, of a general analysis of prospects for Community industrial policy and the making of an annual report
to the European Parliament on it,
— the promotion of industrial benchmarking at European, national and regional levels,
— the promotion of dialogue with all interested parties in the key industries, particularly by setting up forums for consultation in the
sectors faced with structural changes,
— the monitoring and support of the implementation of competition policy in the candidate countries,
— the promotion of the initiative aimed at improving efficiency and management in national and European public administrations,
— the analysis of the impact of the information society on competitiveness and encouragement of the development of electronic com-
merce,
— the implementation, in cooperation with the Member States, of a policy of countering the relocation of firms within the Community as a
result of fiscal, social and environmental dumping practices, and the study of the issue of extra-Community relocation,
— the promotion of the centralisation of updated information on clean technologies and the dissemination of such information by profes-
sional organisations among their members, in particular by making greater use of existing databases in this area,
— the promotion of an evaluation of the quality of work in all its aspects (training, working conditions, capital-intensiveness, etc.) and its
contribution to the improved performance of European industry as a key factor in Europe’s industrial competitiveness and with a view to
improved productivity.
In connection with all the measures funded under this article, disabled persons must be afforded unrestricted access.
Legal basis
Council Decision 92/278/EEC of 18 May 1992 confirming the consolidation of the EC-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation
(OJ L 144, 26.5.1992, p. 19).
Council Decision 96/413/EC of 25 June 1996 on the implementation of a Community action programme to strengthen the competitiveness
of European industry (OJ L 167, 6.7.1996, p. 55).