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Friday, 29 September 2017

EU Commission: Harnessing globalisation: regions to benefit from new EU support in building resilient economies

Harnessing globalisation: regions to benefit from new EU support in building resilient economies

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 September 2017 Regions are invited to apply today for two Commission pilot projects. If selected, they can benefit from tailored EU financial and advisory support in transforming their economies and modernising their industries.

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Commission proposes fresh macro-financial assistance to Georgia of up to €45 million

European - Press release Commission Brussels, 29 September 2017 The European Commission today proposes new Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) to Georgia, worth up to €45 million. If adopted by the European Parliament and the Council, this assistance would help Georgia cover part of its external financing needs.

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Drones: fresh efforts by the Commission to put safety first

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 September 2017 The European Commission is today giving a fresh push to speed up the implementation of EU-wide rules for the use of drones in the European Union. More than 1200 safety occurrences - including near-misses between drones and aircrafts - were reported...

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The end of the sugar production quotas in the EU

European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 29 September 2017 The end of the sugar production quotas in the EU Why did the EU have a sugar quota system and why is it ending now? Sugar is the only agricultural sector in the European Union where production is subject to a...

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Trade opening for Ukraine: Joint Statement by Commissioner Malmström and Deputy Minister Mykolska

European Commission - Statement Brussels, 29 September 2017 In a joint statement, European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström and Trade Representative of Ukraine - Deputy Minister for Economic Development and Trade Nataliya Mykolska welcome the entry into force of the autonomous trade measures of the European Union for Ukraine on...

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