By the deadline of 31st October 2015, Liechtenstein had implemented 98.8 per cent of the EU single market directives. It is ranked between frontrunner Norway and Iceland.
The EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA) published these results in the latest edition of its transposition report, the government announced in a statement. Liechtensteins transposition rate fell slightly from 98.9 per cent to 98.8 per cent. Meanwhile, Norway achieved a rate of 100 per cent and Iceland, 98.2 per cent. The transposition report, which is published every six months, provides information on the transposition rates of the EEA/EFTA states of Liechtenstein, Iceland and Norway.
The report also documents the number of infringement proceedings caused by late or incorrect implementation. There are currently ten infringement proceedings against Liechtenstein, or six fewer than in the previous report. According to the statement, these pending proceedings concern the areas of medical specialities, freedom to provide services, freedom of establishment, transport and the environment.
Using the EU Commissions single market scoreboard, the transposition report lastly details how well the EU states have performed in implementation. There are currently 8,620 EU legislative acts in force in Liechtenstein.