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Thursday, 16 November 2017

EU Commission: Poland: EIB supports modernisation of railways with EUR 650 million

Poland: EIB supports modernisation of railways with EUR 650 million

From Gdańsk to Katowice, over 1,000 kilometres of Polish railways will be modernized and upgraded with the help of a EUR 650-million loan from the EIB announced today. EIB funds will help finance 15 different segments of railway infrastructure across the country, improving train speeds and passenger comfort, and saving nearly 50,000 tonnes of CO2 per year by shifting traffic from road to rail.

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No social dimension of Europe without strong regional investment
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Pressemitteilung: Wirtschaftliche Anpassungsprogramme für Griechenland: trotz Mängeln, Fortschritte im Reformprozess, so die EU-Prüfer
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October 2017 - Annual inflation down to 1.4% in the euro area - Down to 1.7% in the EU

European Commission - EUROSTAT October 2017 - October 2017 - Brussels, 16 November 2017 Euro area annual inflation was 1.4% in October 2017, down from 1.5% in September. In October 2016, the rate was 0.5%. European Union annual inflation was 1.7% in October 2017, down from 1.8% in September.

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Residence permits for non-EU citizens - New high in first residence permits issued in the EU Member States in 2016 - Main beneficiaries from Ukraine, Syria and the United States

European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 16 November 2017 In 2016, about 3.4 million first residence permits were issued in the European Union (EU) to non-EU citizens, a record number since comparable data are available (2008) and up by 28% (or nearly 735 000 residence permits) compared with 2015.

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