Monthly Archives: December 2017

Visa reciprocity: Political and diplomatic efforts continue to yield results

The European Commission reported on progress made towards achieving full visa reciprocity with Canada and the United States, evaluating the developments over the past seven months, and also providing the Commission's assessment on the effectiveness of the reciprocity mechanism. The number of non-reciprocity cases has been vastly reduced in the last two-and-a-half years. Most recently,…
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Safe products in the EU Single Market: Commission acts to reinforce trust

The Commission is tabling two legislative proposals to make it easier for companies, especially SMEs, to sell their products across Europe, and to strengthen controls by national authorities and customs officers to prevent unsafe products from being sold to European consumers. Initiatives are designed to improve two aspects of the free flow of goods in…
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EU invests in liquefied natural gas terminal on Krk

The EU will invest EUR 101.4m in the construction of LNG terminals on Krk. At the meeting of the Council of Energy Ministers and in the presence of Miguel Arias Cañete, Minister of Energy and Energy of Croatia and Hungary, the agreement on granting grants under the Instrument for Connecting Europe (CEF) was signed. Grants…
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