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Commission approves €145 million Luxembourgish reinsurance scheme to support trade credit insurance market in coronavirus outbreak

Commission approves €145 million Luxembourgish reinsurance scheme to support trade credit insurance market in coronavirus outbreak

| July 2, 2020

The European Commission has approved, under EU state aid rules, a €145 million Luxembourgish reinsurance scheme to support the trade credit insurance market in the context of the coronavirus outbreak. Trade credit insurance protects companies supplying goods and services against the risk of non-payment by their clients. Given the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak, […]

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Commission approves €30 million Luxembourg scheme to support investments by companies affected by the #Coronavirus outbreak

Commission approves €30 million Luxembourg scheme to support investments by companies affected by the #Coronavirus outbreak

| May 26, 2020

The European Commission has approved a €30 million Luxembourg aid scheme to support investments by companies affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme was approved under the state aid Temporary Framework adopted by the Commission on 19 March 2020, as amended on 3 April and 8 May 2020. Under the scheme, the support will take the form of direct […]

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#Migration – First unaccompanied children relocated from Greece to Luxembourg

#Migration – First unaccompanied children relocated from Greece to Luxembourg

| April 16, 2020

The first relocations of unaccompanied migrant children from the Greek islands have taken place. 12 children are being relocated to Luxembourg as part of a scheme organized by the Commission and the Greek authorities, with the support of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the European […]

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Executive Vice President Timmermans at #EIB in Luxembourg

Executive Vice President Timmermans at #EIB in Luxembourg

| January 7, 2020

On 6 January, Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice-President for the Green Deal visited the premises of the European Investment Bank in Luxembourg where he addressed the EIB staff. He said: “To achieve the ambition set by the European Green Deal, there are significant investment needs. We will only be able to meet these investment needs if […]

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Britain must respect EU rules to get trade deal, says #Luxembourg

Britain must respect EU rules to get trade deal, says #Luxembourg

| December 5, 2019

Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Xavier Bettel (pictured) on Wednesday (4 December) urged Britain to accept the rules of EU single market or face a potential cliff-edge exit in a year’s time, write Marc Jones and Huw Jones. Speaking at a London School of Economics event during a trip to a NATO summit near the UK capital, […]

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#Kazakhstan and #Luxembourg co-operation to hold Kazakh film screening

#Kazakhstan and #Luxembourg co-operation to hold Kazakh film screening

| October 16, 2019

Credit: KLC The Kazakhstan-Luxembourg Co-operation (KLC) has announced that it is organizing a Kazakh film screening in Kinepolis-Kirchberg on Saturday 16 November 2019 at 15h45. The epic historical drama The Diamond Sword, named the Kazakh Game of Thrones by the BBC, depicts medieval battles, love and life in the Great Steppes on the way to […]

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Johnson buffeted in Luxembourg, says #Brexit deal emerging

Johnson buffeted in Luxembourg, says #Brexit deal emerging

| September 17, 2019

Britain’s Boris Johnson said on Monday (16 September) that a Brexit deal was beginning to emerge, but the EU said he offered nothing to break the impasse during a visit to Luxembourg where he was harangued loudly by protesters and rebuked for trying to shift the blame, write Foo Yun Chee, Elizabeth Piper of Reuters. “Don’t […]

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