Daily News 15 / 01 / 2018 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 15 / 01 / 2018 Brussels, 15 January 2018 Commission blocks Austrian regulator from introducing measures which would unduly favour the national broadcaster The European Commission decided to block today a proposal by Austrian broadcasting regulator KommAustria, as it is not compatible with...
November 2017 - Euro area international trade in goods surplus €26.3 bn - €8.0 bn surplus for EU28 European Commission - EUROSTAT November 2017 - November 2017 - Brussels, 15 January 2018 The first estimate for euro area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in November 2017 was €197.5 billion, an increase of 7.7% compared with November 2016 (€183.5 bn).
Plastic Waste: a European strategy to protect the planet, defend our citizens and empower our industries European Commission - Press release Strasbourg, 16 January 2018 The first-ever Europe-wide strategy on plastics, adopted today, is a part of the transition towards a more circular economy. It will protect the environment from plastic pollution whilst fostering growth and innovation, turning a challenge into a positive agenda for the...
State aid: 2017 Scoreboard confirms benefits of modernisation leading to quicker implementation on the ground of public support by Member States European Commission - Press release Brussels, 16 January 2018 The 2017 State Aid Scoreboard, published today by the European Commission, confirms the benefits of the Juncker Commission's State Aid Modernisation package. Over 97% of new implemented aid measures fell under the new General Block Exemption Regulation and could be quickly...
Questions & Answers: A European strategy for plastics European Commission - Fact Sheet Strasbourg, 16 January 2018 Questions & Answers: A European strategy for plastics Why do we need a European strategy for plastics? Plastics are everywhere but too much of it is used only once before thrown away.
Daily News 16 / 01 / 2018 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 16 / 01 / 2018 Brussels, 16 January 2018 COLLEGE MEETING: Circular Economy: Commission presents Strategy for Plastics The first-ever Europe-wide strategy on plastics was adopted today as part of the transition towards a more circular economy.
Speech by Vice-President Jyrki Katainen at the press conference on the European Strategy for Plastics in the Circular Economy European Commission - Speech Strasbourg, 16 January 2018 Thank you very much Frans. This is a fascinating piece of our job – creating new markets and new opportunities, which will make our economies and societies more sustainable. Both in economic terms and environmental terms.
How is the EU progressing towards the circular economy? European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 16 January 2018 A circular economy aims to maintain the value of products, materials and resources for as long as possible and minimise the generation of waste. The European Commission publishes today aCommunication on the monitoring framework for the circular economy and an accompanying Staff...
Antitrust: Commission confirms unannounced inspection in kraft paper sector European Commission - Statement Brussels, 16 January 2018 The European Commission can confirm that on 15 January 2018 its officials carried out an unannounced inspection at the premises of a company operating in the kraft paper sector.
New measures to boost key competences and digital skills, as well as the European dimension of education European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 January 2018 To follow up on the Gothenburg Summit, the European Commission has today adopted new initiatives to improve key competences and digital skills of European citizens, to promote common values and pupils' awareness of the functioning of the European Union.