Economics

Improving the climate resilience of Bosnia-Herzegovina’s road network

The EBRD supported Bosnia and Herzegovina by providing a €65 million loan to the state-owned company Roads of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The project included the repair of the road infrastructure and an upgrade of important primary sections. To improve the resilience of the road network to future floods and other extreme weather events, the project design specifically focused on climate change considerations.
22-03-2017, 20:08, Новости » Экономика

E-commerce: EU-wide rules to protect consumers better and stop rogue traders

E-commerce: EU-wide rules to protect consumers better and stop rogue traders
New powers for national authorities to check whether e-commerce websites geo-block consumers, track down rogue traders or even, subject to safeguards inserted by MEPs, order that websites hosting scams be shut down, were approved by the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee on Tuesday.
21-03-2017, 17:10, Новости » Экономика

EBRD donors back economies' financial resilience

Out of 125 projects signed with financial institutions in 2016, more than half were backed by donor-funded grants. In total in 2016, the EBRD secured €139.4 million in grants for this work, with the European Union continuing to be the largest contributor.
21-03-2017, 14:52, Новости » Экономика

State aid: Commission clears Belgian support to long-term operation of three nuclear power reactors Tihange 1, Doel 1 and Doel 2

State aid: Commission clears Belgian support to long-term operation of three nuclear power reactors Tihange 1, Doel 1 and Doel 2
The European Commission has found Belgian plans to compensate Engie-Electrabel and EDF Belgium for potential financial risks linked to long-term operation of three nuclear reactors to be in line with EU state aid rules.
17-03-2017, 12:10, Новости » Экономика

Waste: boost recycling, cut landfilling and curb food waste, Parliament says

Waste: boost recycling, cut landfilling and curb food waste, Parliament says
The share of waste to be recycled would rise to 70% by 2030, from 44% today, under draft legislation adopted on Tuesday. MEPs also want the “waste package” plans to limit the share of landfilling, which has a big environmental impact, to 5% and to deliver a 50% reduction in food waste by 2030. Parliament will now negotiate with Council of Ministers.
15-03-2017, 12:30, Новости » Экономика

Official EIB delegation led by Vice-President Dario Scannapieco visits Jordan

Official EIB delegation led by Vice-President Dario Scannapieco visits Jordan
The EIB Vice-President Dario Scannapieco* will hold an official visit to Jordan during 13-14th March 2017 to have an audience with the Minister of Planning and International cooperation, several Ministers and senior officials.
13-03-2017, 13:30, Новости » Экономика

Germany: EU bank lends EUR 400m to Fraport

Germany: EU bank lends EUR 400m to Fraport
Funds provided for the expansion of the new Terminal 3 at Frankfurt Airport.
The EIB and Fraport continue their long-standing working relationship with this new loan.
10-03-2017, 13:25, Новости » Экономика

The EU bank provides EUR 110m to finance innovative and sustainable transport in the Hauts-de-France region

The EU bank provides EUR 110m to finance innovative and sustainable transport in the Hauts-de-France region
European Investment Bank (EIB – the EU bank) Vice-President Ambroise Fayolle and Syndicat Mixte des Transports (SMT) Artois-Gohelle President Laurent Duporge signed a EUR 110m finance contract to implement the Bulles innovative and sustainable transport project. The signing ceremony took place in Oignies in the Hauts-de-France region, and was attended by French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve and European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation Carlos Moedas.
06-03-2017, 15:00, Новости » Экономика

OSCE-supported workshop in Kazakhstan focuses on facilitating temporary import of goods

OSCE-supported workshop in Kazakhstan focuses on facilitating temporary import of goods
Some 70 officials from central and local customs authorities in Kazakhstan and members of the Chamber of Commerce and business community were trained on a system which allows entities to temporarily import goods into a country during a workshop supported by the OSCE Programme Office in Astana on 2 and 3 March 2017.
02-03-2017, 13:25, Новости » Экономика

Council sets its priorities for the 2018 EU budget

Council sets its priorities for the 2018 EU budget
The Council considers that the budget for 2018 should provide adequate resources to continue supporting the traditional and evolving priorities within the Union, namely the recovery of the European economy, to address humanitarian and security challenges both within and outside the EU borders and to honour commitments already made under the current and previous programming periods.
20-02-2017, 12:35, Новости » Экономика