Resources

The European American Chamber of Commerce Carolinas provides its members with timely and relevant information, resources and support on matters affecting business activities between Europe and the U.S.

The resources we provide via this website include:

EU Presidency Country Focus: The current 28 EU Member States rotate the Presidency of the EU council every 6 months.
The EACC network will be highlighting each EU member state during the time of their presidency.

EU Resources: These include publications and interactive tracking tools for selected EU business indicators as well as quick links to th European Union and it’s institutions.

EU Sanctions Against Russia: In response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and deliberate destabilisation of a neighbouring sovereign country, the EU has imposed restrictive measures against the Russian Federation.  This page features links giving details of the measures put in place concerning economic cooperation.

Selected EU Initiatives: Information on the following EU Initiatives: Europe 2020, Transatlantic Trade & Investment Relations: Jobs & Growth Initiative, Horizon 2020, COSME – Ensuring a Bright Future for European SMEs, Digital Single Market.

Trade & Investment Resources: Links to federal and state Import & Export resources. Related information provided by EACC members.

What You Need to Know About TTIP: The transatlantic trade and investment partnership will be a trade pact based on the negotiations between the US and the EU. The aim of these negotiations is to further facilitate transatlantic trade by liberalizing all parts of the economy, including manufacturing goods, investments, the service industry and agricultural goods.  This page includes a downloadable TTIP fact sheet.

EU Elections: Every five years EU citizens choose who represents them in the European Parliament, the directly-elected institution that defends their interests in the EU decision-making process.  This page has details on the voting system and the various initiatives.

International Business Resources: Links to governmental and non-governmental organizations and networks to connect businesses to European & American general international business resources, including legal, immigration, HR and selected general business resources valuable to organisations engaged in transatlantic business transactions.

EU Enlargement – State of Play: Enlargement is the process whereby countries join the EU. Since it was founded in 1957, the EU has grown from 6 member countries to 28.  This page features links to understanding Enlargement and its various conditions and processes.

European Representation in the USA: Links to the EU 27 member states’ Embassies & Consulates in the USA.

Whitepapers & Best Practice Articles: A center to download various Whitepapers & Best Practice Articles on subjects such as: M&A, FCPA, Tax, Starting a Business, Investment and Education.

If you are missing your favourite resource on this page, please contact us. This is a page in progress that will be updated frequently.