Dear Mr Vranken,

We refer to your request for access to documents, registered on 25/10/2019 under the above mentioned reference number.

Your application is currently being handled. However, we will not be in a position to complete the handling of your application within the time limit of 15 working days, which expires today (18/11/2019).

Therefore, we have to extend the time limit with 15 working days in accordance with Article 7(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding public access to documents. The new time limit expires on 09/12/2019.


We apologize for this delay and for any inconvenience this may cause.


Yours sincerely,


DG GROW – Access to documents team



European Commission
Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
DG  GROW/03 – The Strategic planning and delivery Unit