Archive pour décembre 2018

Foreign Direct Investment stocks at the end of 2017 - The net investment position of the EU down at €1 100 billion - The United States: by far the main FDI partner

Vendredi 21 décembre 2018

European Commission - EUROSTAT - - - - Brussels, 20 December 2018 Net foreign direct investment (FDI) stocks held in the rest of the world by investors resident in the European Union (EU) amounted to €7 412 bn at the end of 2017, down by 4.8% compared with the end of…
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Daily News 20 / 12 / 2018

Vendredi 21 décembre 2018

European Commission - Daily News Daily News 20 / 12 / 2018 Brussels, 20 December 2018 Migration and borders: Commission awards additional €305 million to Member States under pressure This week, the European Commission has made available an additional €305 million in emergency assistance to support migration and border management…
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Protecting workers against cancer-causing chemicals: Commission’s second proposal on eight additional chemicals adopted - frequently asked questions

Vendredi 21 décembre 2018

European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 20 December 2018 Commission follows up on workers’ protection from cancer-causing chemicals: frequently asked questions. How are workers currently protected under EU legislation?  The EU principles of worker protection from carcinogens are laid out in the over-arching Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Framework Directive…
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EU reaffirms strong commitment to support for Palestine refugees and for Palestine’s socio-economic development

Vendredi 21 décembre 2018

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 December 2018 The EU mobilised €20 million additional financial assistance in support of the work of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), and €73.3 million to improve the living conditions for the people in East Jerusalem and to foster economic development…
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EU steps up WTO action against China’s forced technology transfers

Vendredi 21 décembre 2018

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 December 2018 The European Union challenged today in the World Trade Organisation (WTO) the systemic practices that force European companies to give up sensitive technology and know-how as a precondition for doing business in China.
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Migration and borders: Commission awards additional €305 million to Member States under pressure

Vendredi 21 décembre 2018

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 December 2018 This week, the European Commission has made available an additional €305 million in emergency assistance to support migration and border management in Greece, Italy, Cyprus and Croatia.
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Antitrust: Commission seeks feedback on commitments offered by NBCUniversal, Sony Pictures, Warner Bros, and Sky in pay-TV investigation

Vendredi 21 décembre 2018

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 December 2018 The European Commission is inviting comments from interested parties on commitments offered by NBCUniversal, Sony Pictures, Warner Bros, and Sky to address competition concerns relating to contractual clauses preventing the cross-border provision of pay-TV.
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Antitrust: Commission sends Statement of Objections in US Dollar supra-sovereign, sovereign and agency bond trading cartel

Vendredi 21 décembre 2018

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 December 2018 The European Commission has informed four banks of its preliminary view that they have breached EU antitrust rules by colluding, in periods from 2009 to 2015, to distort competition in secondary market trading in the EEA of supra-sovereign, sovereign and agency…
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October 2018 compared with September 2018 - Production in construction down by 1.6% in euro area - Down by 1.2% in EU28

Jeudi 20 décembre 2018

European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 19 December 2018 In October 2018 compared with September 2018, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector decreased by 1.6% in the euro area (EA19) and by 1.2% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
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EU-U.S. Privacy Shield: Second review shows improvements but a permanent Ombudsperson should be nominated by 28 February 2019

Jeudi 20 décembre 2018

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 December 2018 Today the European Commission publishes its report on the second annual review of the functioning of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield. This year’s report shows thatthe U.S.
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