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MEPs call for safety and liability rules for #DriverlessCars

MEPs call for safety and liability rules for #DriverlessCars

| January 16, 2019

MEPs want EU to respond faster to developments in automated mobility © AP images/European Union-EP  MEPs welcome focus on automated mobility, but call for further efforts to ensure road safety and support for EU industry. Europe has to be innovative, but faster. China and the USA are not waiting,” said rapporteur Wim Van de Camp […]

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#EasternPartnership – #TEN-T Investment Action Plan of €13 billion for better connectivity with the EU and stronger growth in the region

#EasternPartnership – #TEN-T Investment Action Plan of €13 billion for better connectivity with the EU and stronger growth in the region

| January 16, 2019

The European Commission together with the World Bank have developed a new Indicative trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) Investment Action Plan that identifies priority projects in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. Together, these almost 100 projects amount to an investment of almost €13 billion up to 2030 and foresee a total of 4,800 kilometres of road and rail, […]

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#eu2019ro – ‘We have fulfilled all the conditions for Schengen membership’ Teodorovici

#eu2019ro – ‘We have fulfilled all the conditions for Schengen membership’ Teodorovici

| January 15, 2019

Today (15 January) MEPs meeting in Strasbourg discussed the priorities of the incoming Romanian Presidency of the European Council. This is the first time that Romania – which joined the EU in 2007 – will hold the Presidency. We asked Finance Minister Eugen Teodorovici about the next six months of what will be an unusual […]

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#Eurostat – Third quarter of 2018:EU-28 current account surplus €38.7 billion – €49.3bn surplus for trade in services

#Eurostat – Third quarter of 2018:EU-28 current account surplus €38.7 billion – €49.3bn surplus for trade in services

| January 15, 2019

The EU-28 seasonally adjusted current account of the balance of payments recorded a surplus of €38.7 billion (1.0% of GDP) in the third quarter of 2018, down from a surplus of €59.9bn (1.5% of GDP) in the second quarter of 2018 and from a surplus of €60.4bn (1.6% of GDP) in the third quarter of […]

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MEPs adopt revised rules for #RoadHaulage operations in another EU country

MEPs adopt revised rules for #RoadHaulage operations in another EU country

| January 14, 2019

New provisions to tackle letterbox companies, improve enforcement of cabotage rules and prevent fraud in road transport were adopted by the Transport Committee last week. MEPs want companies to be entitled to make deliveries within another EU country for three days after a cross-border delivery to improve enforceability and help avoid “empty runs” of trucks. […]

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#SustainableFinance – Commission expert group issues first report on disclosure of climate-related information

#SustainableFinance – Commission expert group issues first report on disclosure of climate-related information

| January 11, 2019

The Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance set up by the Commission in July 2018 has published its first report on companies’ disclosure of climate-related information. It contains recommendations that will allow the Commission to update its non-binding guidelines on non-financial reporting with specific reference to climate-related information, in line with the recommendations of the […]

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#EU, #Japan and #US meet in Washington D.C. to jointly address global trade-distortive practices

#EU, #Japan and #US meet in Washington D.C. to jointly address global trade-distortive practices

| January 11, 2019

Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström (pictured) met in Washington with Hiroshige Seko, minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan, and Ambassador Robert E. Lighthizer, United States Trade Representative as part of the trilateral talks launched in 2017 to address global issues such as trade-distortive practices on 9 January. The representatives of the EU, Japan and […]

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