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Economy & Jobs 26-11-2020

Kazakhstan-EU relations: From establishing the partnership to driving it forward

Kazakhstan’s first President, Nursultan Nazarbayev, is given credit for being instrumental in helping to establish Kazakh-EU relations. He helped lay the foundations for the landmark EU-Kazakhstan Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (EPCA), which entered into force on 1 March 2020....
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Economy & Jobs 14-09-2020

Introduction to REITs and EPRA’s Global REIT Survey 2020

Discover what REITs are and how they span around the world. Fourteen European countries have already recognised a public benefit to incentivise real estate investment through public markets and have introduced REIT legislation to maximise returns through an effective tax...
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Climate change 25-05-2016

EU Matters with Statoil

Brendan Hodgson spoke to Anders Marvik, VP EU Political Affairs at Statoil to discuss the main issues currently facing the energy sector and why the EU matters.
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Investment in agriculture, growth and jobs.
Agrifood 29-04-2016

Investment in agriculture, growth and jobs. What role for the CAP?

In the EU, agriculture directly employs more than 10 million farmers. More than 77% of the Union’s territory is rural and home to half of its population. Overall, Europe’s agri-food industry accounts for 46 million jobs in 15 million businesses, accounting for 6% of the EU’s GDP.
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Global Europe 07-10-2015

EU-Taiwan relations need update

Taiwanese businesses thinking to invest abroad do not automatically think about Europe because bilateral relations between the two commercial partners have been low-profile, said Francis Kuo-Hsin Liang, Chairman of the Taiwan External Trade Development Council, in an interview with EURACTIV. “We need to push that to a higher profile,” he added, speaking in favour of a Bilateral Investment Agreement.
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Euro & Finance 27-03-2015

Marcegaglia: “We must act now. Our global competitors are not waiting for us”

“We must act now. Our global competitors are not waiting for us,” BusinessEurope president, Emma Marcegaglia, said in an interview with EURACTIV at the Invest in Europe conference on Thursday (26 March).
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Economy & Jobs 19-03-2015

No EU-US trade deal by 2015, says TTIP expert

“I don't think the [TTIP] deal is going to be done in 2015,” said Joseph P. Quinlan, Senior Fellow at the Centre for Transatlantic Relations at Johns Hopkins University.
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Economy & Jobs 19-02-2015

Cre?u: ‘We refused to fund a 5-star hotel in Greece’

In an exclusive interview with EURACTIV Romania, EU Regional Policy Commissioner Corina Cre?u explained her views on the Greek crisis, emphasising that the EU executive will invest in "projects that will create jobs." According to the Romanian Commissioner, EU funds "should go to those who are most vulnerable, people that are really in need".
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Euro & Finance 18-12-2014

Exploring the €315bn EU investment plan

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker last week provided details of his plan to mobilise €315bn of public and private investment over the next five years to revive Europe’s economy. Just €21bn of initial public money is intended to lift 15 times as much in capital, a leverage ratio that many have already dismissed as unrealistic. Juncker has cited transport infrastructure, energy efficiency and schools’ IT as among the types of projects he envisages the money being spent on.
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Euro & Finance 28-10-2014

Sustainable Investment in Europe

Robust corporate governance is essential to ensure that organisations are well-governed and sustainable in the long term – crucial to the long-term financing of the European economy. Following the successful agreement on the Non-Financial Reporting Directive the European Commission has now proposed a revision of the Shareholder Rights Directive.
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Climate change 23-10-2014

Merkel: I support Juncker’s investment programme

On her arrival at the December 2014 EU Summit,German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that Europe “must combine both, budgetary consolidation and growth. Deficits don't necessarily lead to growth, we are hoping for common solutions.”
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Euro & Finance 25-03-2014

Infrastructure Investment in Europe: How can the EU support long-term investment

The European Commission is preparing to launch its response to the Green Paper on Long-Term Financing, which seeks to encourage and diversify the supply of long-term finance.
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Economy & Jobs 05-12-2013

Hangout: EU budget under the grill

EPTV opened up the floor again to citizens from around Europe to exchange their views with MEP Isabelle Durant on the fairest and most effective distribution of EU funds.   Comment on: Google+ http://tinyurl.com/orh99s6 Facebook http://www.facebook.com/europeanparliament Twitter https://twitter.com/Europarl_EN
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Economy & Jobs 15-07-2013

Growth in Times of Austerity: What measures to help businesses grow?

Eurostat data is still showing debt in many Eurozone countries despite severe budget cuts and tax increases. Economic growth is a continued challenge with annual GDP growth now forecast at -0.1% in the EU and -0.4% in the euro area. For 2014, economic activity is projected to expand by just 1.4% in the EU and 1.2 % in the euro area.
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Digital & Media 11-07-2013

EU, industry to invest €22 billion in research and innovation

The European Commission, member states and industry will invest more than €22 billion over the next seven years in innovation. The investment will primarily go to special sectors via five public-private partnerships called Joint Technology Initiatives (JTIs).
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Trade & Society 04-06-2013

Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership – Orgalime Video Position Paper

Orgalime welcomes the commencement of negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP).  We stand ready to assist.