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New report highlights wide-ranging impact of EU drug markets on society

The 2016 EU Drug Markets Report, published today bythe European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)andEuropol, estimates that Europeans spend at least €24 billion on illicit drugs each year, making it one of the main profit-generating activities for … Continue reading

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European Commission invests over €7.5 million for sustainable growth and jobs in the marine and maritime sectors

Commission invests over €7.5 million under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund to boost innovation, growth and jobs in the marine and maritime sectors. The European Commission is investing over €7.5 million to boost innovation and create jobs in the … Continue reading

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EU to announce €100 million development package for Sudan to address root causes of irregular migration and forced displacement

During a visit to Sudan today, Commissioner Mimica will discuss increased EU cooperation with Sudan on issues of common interest. He will also announce a €100 million Special Measure for the country, to be implemented under the EU Emergency Trust … Continue reading

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February 2016 compared with January 2016-Industrial producer prices down by 0.7% in euro area-Down by 0.6% in EU28

In February 2016, compared with January 2016, industrial producer prices fell by 0.7% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.6% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In January 2016 prices … Continue reading

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February 2016-Euro area unemployment rate at 10.3%-EU28 at 8.9%

The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 10.3% in February 2016, down from 10.4% in January 2016, and from 11.2% in February 2015. This is the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since August 2011. The EU28 unemployment … Continue reading

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Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA) between the European Union and Kosovo enters into force

The Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA) between the European Union and Kosovo enters into force today, 1 April 2016. The SAA establishes a contractual relationship that entails mutual rights and obligations and covers a wide variety of sectors. It will … Continue reading

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Flash estimate – March 2016 – Euro area annual inflation up to -0.1%

Euro area annual inflation is expected to be -0.1% in March 2016, up from -0.2% in February, according to a flash estimate from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

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International trade in goods in 2015-EU’s top trading partners in 2015: the United States for exports, China for imports-Trade between Member States largely prevails though

In 2015, the United States (€619 bn, or 18% of total EU trade in goods) and China (€521 bn, or 15%) continued to be the two main goods trading partners of the European Union (EU), well ahead of Switzerland (€253 … Continue reading

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Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into proposed Hutchison/VimpelCom joint venture in Italy

The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether the proposed joint venture between the telecommunications activities of Hutchison and VimpelCom in Italy is in line with the EU Merger Regulation. The Commission has concerns that the transaction … Continue reading

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Q&A: EU to provide milk to 350,000 children in Syria

Q&A: EU to provide milk to 350,000 children in Syria Which specific country is targeted? And what is the target population? The main target population consists of approximately 350 000 school children inside Syria benefiting from an ongoing school snacks … Continue reading

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