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China’s crucial role in #APEC

China’s crucial role in #APEC

| November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

In 1994 the Bogor goals were established in APEC with the aim to achieve by 2020 an area of free trade and investment among all member economies, but within three years of that date, it will be difficult to reach that objective. That is why some years ago the idea of having a Free Trade […]

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Clarity, efficiency and fairness essential in new #RoadInitiatives

Clarity, efficiency and fairness essential in new #RoadInitiatives

The European Commission Road Initiative legislative proposals must ensure that the industry remains viable and continues to underpin the European Union’s economy. The new proposals must support the further development of a modern and integrated European transport system that operates in a fair, competitive environment. At the end of May, the European Commission will publish […]

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European Investment Bank agrees €17 billion of loans and approves climate lending strategy

European Investment Bank agrees €17 billion of loans and approves climate lending strategy

| September 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

The EIB, Europe’s long-term lending institution, approved today more than €17 billion of new loans to support investment in telecommunications, water infrastructure, renewable energy, roads, schools and hospitals, and backed lending for small business investment across Europe and around the world.   The European Investment Bank also gave its support to a new climate action […]

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Commission road safety statistics show small improvement for 2014

Commission road safety statistics show small improvement for 2014

Following two years of solid decreases in the number of people killed on Europe’s roads, the first reports on road deaths in 2014 are disappointing. According to the figures released today (24 March), the number of road fatalities has decreased by approximately 1% compared to 2013. This follows on the 8% decrease in 2012 and 2013. […]

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Non-road machinery emissions

Non-road machinery emissions

| December 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Laure de Hauteclocque and Kestutis Balvocius, EU Issue Tracker   The European Commission is proposing to change existing legislation on emission limits of engines installed in non-road mobile machinery. This covers a large class of products ranging from small gardening and handheld equipment (lawn mowers, chain saws), to construction machinery (excavators, loaders, bulldozers), agricultural […]

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Transport: €11.9 billion to improve European connections

Transport: €11.9 billion to improve European connections

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Today (11 September) the European Commission has invited member states to propose projects to use €11.9 billion of EU funding to improve European transport connections. This is the largest ever single amount of EU funding earmarked for transport infrastructure. member states have until 26th February 2015 to submit their bids. The funding will be concentrated along nine […]

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