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#OLAF – Asian and EU customs co-operation makes huge scoop of counterfeit goods

#OLAF – Asian and EU customs co-operation makes huge scoop of counterfeit goods

| October 9, 2019

Operation HYGIEA: Approximatively 200,000 pieces of counterfeit perfumes, toothpastes, cosmetics, 120 tonnes of counterfeit detergents, shampoos, diapers as well as more than 4.2 million of other counterfeit goods (battery cells, footwear, toys, tennis balls, shavers, electronic devices, etc.), 77 million cigarettes and 44 tonnes of counterfeit water pipe tobacco have been seized by the Asian […]

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#Ukraine: ‘By easing trade we support a pro-European Ukraine’

#Ukraine: ‘By easing trade we support a pro-European Ukraine’

“This is the next sign, after the visa liberalization, that the European Union wants a pro-European Ukraine and will facilitate this difficult path,” said Jarosław Wałęsa MEP commenting on today’s (4 July) vote granting Ukraine temporary additional access to trade-facilitating measures with the EU. “The EPP Group has always supported the efforts of Ukraine, now […]

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Circular economy: Commission expands #EUEcolabel criteria to computers, furniture and footwear

Circular economy: Commission expands #EUEcolabel criteria to computers, furniture and footwear

The Commission has adopted a new set of ecological criteria under the EU Ecolabel scheme for computers (personal, notebook and tablet computers), furniture and footwear. Manufacturers who wish to benefit from the EU Ecolabel have to comply with strict requirements that focus on the environmental performance of the product, but also cover product safety and […]

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