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EU and China reach agreement in principle on investment

The European Union (EU) and China have concluded in principle the negotiations for a Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI). The deal followed talks between Chinese President Xi Jinping and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, European Council President Charles Michel and German...
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Agreement reached on €243 billion EU regional and cohesion budget

Agreement has been reached on a €243 billion budget for strengthening the European Union's (EU) economic, social and territorial cohesion over the next seven years. Under the provisional deal agreed by the European Parliament and Council’s negotiators, a significant part of the European Regional...
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EU and Singapore sign cluster cooperation agreement

The European Union (EU) and Singapore today formally signed an administrative agreement on cluster cooperation. The signing ceremony was the highlight of an online event celebrating the first anniversay of the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFA)- with EU Ambassador Barbara Plinkert; Gabriel...
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Agreement reached on €1.8 trillion EU budget

The Council of the European Union and the European Parliament have reached agreement on the Union's largest ever long-term financial package. Both bodies must still ratify the deal but, once adopted, it will see a total of €1.8 trillion made available between 2021 and 2027 to help rebuild a post...
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Boost your profile by taking part in EU Industry Days 2021

The European Commission's Directorate for the Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship & SMEs (DG GROW) is looking for organisations and businesses to take part in the European Union's (EU) Industry Week and Industry Days activities next year. Applications are being sought from bodies that would...
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State of the Union 2020: Charting the course out of the coronavirus crisis and into the future

President Ursula von der Leyen has pledged that the European Commission will drive a sustainable and transformational recovery that will give Europe a global platform to lead economically, environmentally and geopolitically. Making her first State of the Union Address at the European Parliament...
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Register to attend European Week of Regions and Cities

Registration is open for the 18th European Week of Regions and Cities, the biggest annual event dedicated to regional policy in the European Union. The event has grown to become a unique communication and networking platform, bringing together regions and cities from all over Europe, including their...
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Have your say on European Union innovation and research missions

The European Commission has opened a call for ideas seeking feedback and suggestions from the public on how to adapt to climate change, fight cancer, build climate-neutral and smart cities and ensure healthy oceans, soils and food. The collected ideas will feed into the design of the new Missions...
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EU COVID-19 recovery budget for 2021 to 2027

The European Commission announced the mobilisation of research & innovation projects to foster a sustainable societal transition under a European Green Deal call. The projects under this call are expected to deliver tangible and visible results relatively quickly and show how research and innovation...
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Join the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance

The European Clean Hydrogen Alliance has been established by the European Commission to support the development of a clean and globally competitive hydrogen industry in Europe. Clean hydrogen technologies have the potential to achieve deep decarbonisation of some of Europe’s highest emitting...
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European Union-Vietnam trade agreement enters into force

Doing business in Vietnam is now easier for European companies after the EU-Vietnam trade agreement entered into force on August 1. Businesses based in European Union (EU) countries will now be able to invest and pitch for government contracts with equal chances to their local competitors in the...
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€2 billion boost for key transport projects across European Union

The European Union (EU) is supporting the economic recovery in its Member States by injecting almost €2.2 billion into 140 key transport projects. These projects will help build missing transport links across the continent, support sustainable transport and create jobs. They will receive funding...