The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition of the...
On 15 February, the European Parliament voted in favour of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the EU and Canada (CETA).
Taxation: Commission refers GREECE to the Court of Justice over reduced rate of excise duty applied to "Tsipouro" and "Tsikoudià"
CETA marks the beginning of a new era in the EU-Canada relationship.
Today, the European Parliament voted in favour of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada, concluding the ratification process of this deal at the EU level.
Participation in the labor market last year reached a record high 70 percent of the working-age population either working or looking for work. Participation in the labor market has increased the retirement age and increase in participation in further increases gradually Applicable operational reform.
The Ministry of Finance gave the first approval a draft of which will be Estonia's laws into line with the new EU Payment Services Directive.
"The bill is designed to equalize market players entering the market and the operating conditions to facilitate access of new payment services market expansion of fair competition and to ensure the transparency of services to users of payment services, security and protection of their rights," said Finance Minister Sven Sester .
The European Investment Fund (EIF) and Nest Bank have signed an agreement to support micro-businesses in Poland under the EU Program for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI). This agreement was made possible by the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI). The EFSI is the central pillar of the European Commission's Investment Plan for Europe. The European Commission, EIF, is providing a guarantee that the Nest Bank can provide over EUR 9 million worth of loans in favor of 1,300 microbusinesses in Poland over the next three years. Marianne Thyssen
In the evaluation of the Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office, after trailing at the back, Hungary has broken away from the pack and is now a leader in the management of EU funds, both as regards the publication of calls for proposals and the conclusion of contracts, and the disbursement of funds.
European Investment Bank (EIB), the Institute every year in another country organizes social business innovation contest, with the aim of supporting the entrepreneurs who want to create a community recognizable and important values. Competition organized by the EIB covers wide range of topics, ranging from education, health care and job creation, to the innovative technologies, processes and systems.
The competitiveness of the Hungarian economy cannot be improved without the sector of agriculture, János Lázár stated in Hódmezővásárhely.
Stenbock House, 13 February 2017 - Prime Minister Jüri Ratas today sent a letter to the Rome Declaration 60th anniversary celebration of the eve of the letter of the European Council and the President of the Commission and of Malta and the Italian Prime Minister, whose task is to draw up a text of the Rome Declaration. The Prime Minister stressed that the European Union must also be uniform in 27 countries, Resolute and severally.
The European Commission has decided that Germany's scheme to roll out a network of user-friendly infrastructure for charging electric vehicles across the country is in line with EU state aid rules. It addresses a real gap in the market without unduly affecting competition in the Single Market.
During an interview, the Prime Minister and the European Commissioner for the Security Union insisted on the necessary strengthening of security in Europe.
On 9 February, Bernard Cazeneuve received Julian King, European Commissioner for the Security Union, in order to discuss questions of security in Europe.
They insisted on the urgency of rapid implementation of recent advances reinforcing European citizens’ security:
“According to the European Anti-Fraud Office, there were problems with 272 billion forints in contracts out of a total of 400 billion”, Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office János Lázár said at the Governmentinfo 77 press conference, which he held jointly with Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács.
The European Commission has endorsed three French schemes to support solar and hydropower energy generators in France under EU state aid rules. The schemes will allow France to develop around 2600 megawatts of additional solar capacity and 60 megawatts of additional hydropower capacity.
The Government supports the EU objective of the Commission's proposals to strengthen the European credit institution sector and to reduce the risks to the banking system. However, the proposed actions are not a sufficient basis for the deepening of the bank.
Local Government and Reform Minister Anu Vehviläinen writing has been published amendment blog today.
Finland wants to be the world's artificial intelligence ykkösmaa. This outlined the Prime Minister Juha Sipilä as artificial intelligence experts gathered in the House of the Estates in Helsinki on Tuesday, 7 February. Artificial intelligence is one of the fastest growing global technology and change, for example, the world of work. Speaking at the ceremony the American Professor Peter Stone pointed out that in certain occupations, such as the care robots hardly ever replace the need for human contact.
The EU at work to bridge the investment gap in transport and stimulate the European economy
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New call for proposals to combine Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) with other funding sources, including the European Fund for Strategic Investment (EFSI).
The European Commission has fined Campine, Eco-Bat Technologies and Recylex a total of €68 million for fixing prices for purchasing scrap automotive batteries, in breach of EU antitrust rules.
A fourth company, Johnson Controls, was not fined because it revealed the existence of the cartel to the Commission.
The European Commission published today nine initial European proposals for the trade agreement under negotiation with Indonesia. Together with the proposals, the Commission has made available the report from the second round of talks that took place in Indonesia between 24 and 27 January.
The Investment Plan for Europe is now expected to trigger more than EUR 168 billion in total investments. This comes just two years after the Plan was launched by the Juncker Commission and represents well over half of the EUR 315 billion target of total investments mobilised that was originally earmarked.
The rules will reflect new ways in which Europeans enjoy culture and entertainment services online when they travel around the EU.
TAM Europe, a Chinese-owned bus maker from Maribor, expects a turnaround this year after making it through a crisis year in 2016. Last year, turnover fell by EUR 5m to EUR 14m year-on-year.
CEO Brian Zhao, who took over last August from Holger Postl, blames the worse-than-planned results on changes at some of the buyers and lower sales in Ireland.
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