Monthly Archives: November 2011

CSC to construct highly eco-efficient data center in northern Finland

Renforsin Ranta business park in Kajaani offers competitively priced green energy, an ideal climate and river water for keeping servers cool and costs down. CSC – IT Center for Science Ltd is building one of the world’s most eco-efficient data … Continue reading

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H&M to open five new stores in Finland on 2012

Swedish fashion chain H&M currently has 44 stores in Finland and sees potential for further growth. The Swedish fashion chain H&M is further expanding its operations in Finland by opening five new stores in 2012. The new stores will be … Continue reading

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Wolong Group invests in Austria

The Chinese industrial company Wolong will acquire the Austrian engine manufacturer ATB based in Styria. The purchase price is between EUR 100-105 million. Wolong CEO Jiancheng Chen intention is to enable the company to grow further, and relocate research competencies … Continue reading

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TEN-T Days 2011: Decision makers meet to discuss how infrastructure investment can get the economy moving

Brussels, 29 November 2011 – Decision makers and business leaders will meet in Antwerp, Belgium, today and tomorrow (29 and 30 November) as part of the TEN-T Days 2011 to discuss how the European Union’s funding of cross-border transport infrastructure … Continue reading

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Improving the functioning of the food supply chain

Brussels, 29 November 2011: Business-to-business contractual practices, competitiveness in the agro-food industry and the monitoring of food prices will be the main interest of the 2012 work of the High Level Forum for a Better Functioning Food Supply Chain. One … Continue reading

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Ramboll grows in Finland through acquisitions

Ramboll is now the largest management consultancy in Finland to focus on public sector development. The consulting company Ramboll Finland Oy has acquired nine companies this year in Finland, including Advansis Oy, Net Effect Oy, Magnus Malmberg Consulting Oy Engineers … Continue reading

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EU-US Summit: Fact sheet on High-Level Working Group on Jobs and Growth

The Leaders of the United States and the European Union (EU) recognize that transatlantic trade and investment constitutes the largest economic relationship in the world, creating jobs, increasing economic growth, and driving competitiveness on both sides of the Atlantic. Given … Continue reading

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Milestone agreement to prevent illegal wood imports to EU from Central African Republic and to boost the country’s timber sector

Brussels, 28 November 2011 – By 2014, all shipments of wood products to the European Union from the Central African Republic will be required to carry a licence certifying their legal origin, after a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) was signed … Continue reading

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EU support for public sector and governance in Armenia

Brussels, 28 November 2011 – Today the European Commission adopted a programme that will further improve Public Finance Management (PFM) systems in Armenia. It is the second part of the Annual Action Programme (AAP) for Armenia for 2011, worth €24 … Continue reading

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EU boosts regional cooperation and border management in the Eastern Neighbourhood and Russia

Brussels, 28 November 2011 – Today, the Commission adopted the second part of the 2011 regional action programme for the Eastern Neighbourhood. It will address challenges in a wide range of sectors relevant for the whole region, such as integrated … Continue reading

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