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Hi-tech cooperation between #China and #EU has huge potential

Hi-tech cooperation between #China and #EU has huge potential

| February 9, 2020

China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), sometimes referred to as the New Silk Road, is one of the most ambitious infrastructure projects ever conceived. Launched in 2013 by President Xi Jinping, the vast collection of development and investment initiatives would stretch from East Asia to Europe, significantly expanding China’s economic and political influence – writes […]

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#UKCarIndustry calls for tariff-free deal with EU as output slumps

#UKCarIndustry calls for tariff-free deal with EU as output slumps

| December 30, 2019

Britain’s car industry body called on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to secure a tariff-free trade deal with the European Union which avoids barriers for businesses as production slumped in November, writes Costas Pitas. Output fell 16.5 percent last month to 107,753 cars, continuing a trend of decline in 2019 which leaves output down 14.5% in […]

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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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New research: Carmakers manipulate #TyreMonitorTests

New research: Carmakers manipulate #TyreMonitorTests

| November 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

New independent research points to carmakers again manipulating official tests – this time on safety by adjusting indirect tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) to pass the lab test but failing to perform on the road. The TPMS are designed to alert the driver when their tyres are deflating or are at a dangerously low pressure, […]

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#Steel European industry marches on Brussels to stop China dumping and reject MES

#Steel European industry marches on Brussels to stop China dumping and reject MES

| February 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

About 5,000 workers from 19 European countries marched on Brussels on 15 February to urge EU leaders to stop China dumping and reject Market Economy Status (MES) for China. Milan Nitzschke, spokesperson for AEGIS Europe, said: “We are marching on Brussels today by the thousands to give a clear message to EU policy-makers ‘Say YES […]

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Further joint meeting to take place on challenges and agreement in North Sea

Further joint meeting to take place on challenges and agreement in North Sea

| January 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

GMB, the union for workers employed by offshore contractors in the North Sea oil and gas industry, for engineering construction workers working onshore on North Sea related projects and for gas and energy workers, commented on the  joint meeting on 16 January in Aberdeen of all parties involved in the offshore oil and gas industry including […]

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Choice of Court Convention: EU businesses receive major boost for international trade

Choice of Court Convention: EU businesses receive major boost for international trade

| October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

On 10 October, EU justice ministers approved a decision ratifying the 2005 Choice of Court Agreements Convention. The Convention promotes trade by clarifying the rules governing international trade disputes, where the parties involved have chosen a competent court. For example, the Convention provides clarity on: jurisdiction rules, which court is competent and on the recognition […]

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