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| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

EU Reporter is a well-established independent magazine and online site covering the EU

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August 2014: Flash Consumer Confidence Indicator

August 2014: Flash Consumer Confidence Indicator

In August 2014, the DG ECFIN flash estimate of the consumer confidence indicator decreased in both the EU (by 0.9 points to -6.4) and the eurozone (by 1.6 points to -10.0) compared with July. Computation of Flash CCI To compute the flash consumer confidence indicator for the EU and eurozone, DG ECFIN uses the data available […]

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Customs: Commission adopts strategy and action plan for better customs risk management

Customs: Commission adopts strategy and action plan for better customs risk management

A new strategy to improve customs risk management, together with a detailed action plan, was adopted by the Commission today (21 August). Robust customs risk management is essential to protect the safety and security of the EU and its citizens, the interests of legitimate traders and EU financial interests, while at the same time enabling […]

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Nominate your favourite European web entrepreneur for a Europioneers Award

Nominate your favourite European web entrepreneur for a Europioneers Award

Who will become this year’s most successful European Web Entrepreneur? Applications are open until 31 August for the Europioneers 2014 Web Entrepreneur of the Year awards. Nominate here to follow in the footsteps of last year’s winners, the hot tech up-and-comers Alexander Ljung & Eric Wahlforss (Soundcloud) and Jon Reynolds (Swiftkey). Europioneers exists to celebrate […]

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Launchers to support independence of EU’s satellite navigation programme

Launchers to support independence of EU’s satellite navigation programme

Last night (20 August) the EU’s satellite navigation programme Galileo signed a €500 million agreement with Arianespace which will bring an operational Galileo service much closer. The agreement to provide three Ariane-5 launchers will reduce the EU’s use of external parties for placing its Galileo satellites into orbit – another step on the road to the […]

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Spreading information on risks of drug use: A European challenge

Spreading information on risks of drug use: A European challenge

Young Europeans are less informed about the effects and risks of drugs than just a few years ago. While they widely use the Internet to gather knowledge, a new Eurobarometer survey shows that compared to 2011, respondents are less likely to have received such information from most sources, in particular from media campaigns and school […]

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