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The Competitiveness Council brings together the EU ministers responsible for the single market, industry and research. It meets about five or six times a year.
This Council assumes a horizontal role in ensuring a coherent and coordinated approach to the enhancement of competitiveness and growth in Europe. It is responsible for further developing the EU’s single market and ensuring the framework conditions for European industry and research.