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Parliament passes new anti-dumping rules to protect EU jobs and industry

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

EU trade defence boosted to counter dumped imports Adds social and environmental criteria No extra burden of proof on EU companies, support for SMEs’ Tougher EU rules to fight dumped and subsidised imports from third countries were voted by MEPs on Wednesday. For the first time worldwide, EU trade rules will require trade partners outside the […]

Aid for Trade: Helping developing countries to achieve prosperity through trade and investment

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Aid for Trade: Helping developing countries to achieve prosperity through trade and investment Today the Commission has set out a renewed vision on how to help developing countries fight poverty and create more and better jobs through trade and investment. The updated “Aid for Trade” Strategy 2017 builds on 10 years of EU Aid for […]

Autumn 2017 Economic Forecast

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

The euro area economy is on track to grow at its fastest pace in a decade this year; Robust growth for the EU economy as a whole The European Commission published today its Autumn European Economic Forecast which covers the years 2017, 2018 and 2019 and includes data on gross domestic product (GDP) growth, inflation, […]

EACC – Carolinas Welcomes New Member, Pratrivero.

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

The EACC-CAROLINAS is pleased to welcome Pratrivero as a new member. Today Pratrivero SpA, under the guidance of Paolo and Sergio Barberis Canonico, is the world leader in the production of non-woven fabric using stitchbond technology. Stitchbond is used in various sectors: in furnishing, especially for the production of mattresses or sofas, in advertising banners, in footwear, in […]

Driving Clean Mobility: Questions & Answers on the initiatives that protect the planet, empower its consumers, and defend its industry and workers

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

Brussels, 8 November 2017 Driving Clean Mobility: Questions & Answers on the initiatives that protect the planet, empower its consumers, and defend its industry and workers 1. Overview & expected benefits Why is the Commission proposing these new initiatives? In 2016, the European Strategy for low-emission mobility reaffirmed the objective of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from transport […]

European American Chamber of Commerce-Carolinas Receives EU Trade Counselors in Greenville

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

Press Release European American Chamber of Commerce-Carolinas ReceivesEU Trade Counselors in Greenville GREENVILLE, South Carolina – The European American Chamber of Commerce Carolinas (EACC-Carolinas) welcomed a delegation of EU Trade Counselors in Greenville with a cocktail reception held at Up on the Roof Restaurant on November 1st. Economic Development and Trade Officials from 11 European countries […]

EuroNest: marking Eastern Partnership successes and challenges

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

EU Eastern Partnership is a success story, but is facing new challenges, such as cyber-attacks or fake news, MEPs and MPs from Eastern countries agreed in Kyiv on Tuesday. At the opening of the 6th session of the EuroNest Parliamentary Assembly in Kyiv, MEPs and MPs from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine, Verkhovna Rada Chairman Andriy […]

ESMA PUBLISHES THE 21ST EXTRACT FROM THE EECS’S DATABASE OF ENFORCEMENT

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published an extract from its confidential database of enforcement decisions on financial statements. The extract includes a selection of 12 decisions taken by national enforcers in the period from June 2015 to February 2017. ESMA is publishing extracts from its confidential database of enforcement decisions on financial statements, with […]

Equal Pay Day: Statement by First Vice-President Timmermans and Commissioners Thyssen and Jourová

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Brussels, 31 October 2017 Today, the average hourly pay of women in Europe is 16.3% lower than that of men. European Equal Pay Day, which falls on 3 November this year, marks the moment when women effectively stop getting paid compared to their male colleagues, with almost two months of the year remaining. First Vice-President […]

Commission supports scientific excellence in Europe

Friday, October 27th, 2017

Investment of €30 billion in new solutions for societal challenges and breakthrough innovation Spanning seven years (2014 – 2020) and with a budget of €77 billion, Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU research and innovation funding programme ever. It is implemented via multi-annual work programmes. The European Commission presented today the final Work Programme for […]