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Europe needs more #EUInvestment targeted at addressing structural issues

Europe needs more #EUInvestment targeted at addressing structural issues

| November 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

The investment recovery in Europe continues to strengthen and become more broad-based across countries and sectors. The rate of corporate investment has recovered to pre-crisis levels. But companies as well as municipalities consider their investment in recent years to have been insufficient. Investment gaps in infrastructure and innovation threaten to undermine the long-term competitiveness of […]

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Buying online: EU-wide remedies against defective #digital goods

Buying online: EU-wide remedies against defective #digital goods

| November 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

     Every day millions of Europeans enter into some form of contract for digital content ©AP Images/European Union-EP  People who buy or download music, apps, games or use cloud services will be better protected when a trader fails to supply the content or provides a defective one. The first EU-wide “digital contracts” rules to […]

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Examining the Eight Major #Currency Pairs

Examining the Eight Major #Currency Pairs

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

When it comes to a market that is dealing with massive amounts of money each and every day, the Forex or FX market is that market. On an average day more than £4 trillion passes through the FX, making it both extremely exciting and filled with stress. While the large banks tend to make up […]

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Europe needs social consensus for strong, dynamic and #sustainable industrial change

Europe needs social consensus for strong, dynamic and #sustainable industrial change

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Industry has always been shaped by continuous change. But some changes are real upheavals, such as the industrial revolution in the 19th century and the one we are facing now: Industry 4.0, the digital revolution of the 21st century. “It may be almost impossible to predict the future, but we need to be prepared for […]

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#EIB agrees €9.2 billion new financing including EFSI backed investment for climate action, broadband and business

#EIB agrees €9.2 billion new financing including EFSI backed investment for climate action, broadband and business

| November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Meeting in Luxembourg on 14 November, the board of the European Investment Bank approved a total of €9.2 billion of new financing for 38 projects in 16 European Union countries and around the world in Africa, Asia and Latin America. This includes support for transformational investment to harness onshore and offshore wind energy, expand high-speed […]

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#Brexit no-deal is relegation from Premier League to Third Division – EU Trade Chair Karim

#Brexit no-deal is relegation from Premier League to Third Division – EU Trade Chair Karim

| October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Trade Chief MEP, Sajjad Karim, today challenged the Brexit no-deal advocates saying they effectively want to relegate the UK to third division status. The comments by Mr Karim – who Chairs the International Trade Committee’s Monitoring Group for South Asia within the European Parliament – echo a leaked treasury report that emphasises the high risk […]

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#EFSA and #ECHA get a tough lesson on the law of the news cycle

#EFSA and #ECHA get a tough lesson on the law of the news cycle

| October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s safe to say the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) and European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) aren’t used to making international headlines. But lately, the EU’s ongoing debate over whether to renew the license for glyphosate, the active ingredient in the world’s most commonly used herbicide, has put them in an uncomfortable spotlight. The controversy over […]

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