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  1. Business - Economy

    EU unveils action plan for Europe’s ailing steel sector

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 01:29pm by Reuters

    ... in recent years, including the planned closure of most facilities at ArcelorMittal in Liege, Belgium. “The Action Plan is a good starting point, but there still is a lot of work to be done until our ... to close its blast furnaces. In Belgium, the Wallonia region is nationalising the ArcelorMittal steelworks in Liege, where most facilities are due to close. The majority of European steelmakers ...

  2. Business - Economy

    EU eases pace of austerity to support ailing economies

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:06am by AP

    ... to bring into line. Though even with smaller countries, imposing fines in economically difficult times has proven difficult. This was the case with Belgium, host to most EU institutions, which Wednesday was lucky to escape punishment after missing its 2010 and 2011 deficit targets – a period when the country was without an government for 541 days. “It went into injury time but Belgium ...

  3. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Solar powers ahead

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... of an extra three or four nuclear power plants. Germany was next with an excess of 8.6 GW, then France (2.8 GW), Belgium (2.2 GW), Britain (1.5 GW), Greece (1 GW) and Bulgaria (0.8 GW). In per cent ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance

    Europe’s ’milestone’ financial tax wins approval

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 10:17am by AFP

    ... This will be its third use. Britain notably was opposed but did not stand in the way of the creation of an FTT, initially proposed by France and Germany, then joined by Austria, Belgium, Estonia, Greece, ...

  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    One eye on the exit in Cameron's risky speech on EU

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Belgium's former prime minister Guy Verhofstadt, now a member of the European parliament, said on Tuesday. International allies including the US have criticised Cameron's plans while business ...

  6. European visits help to build trust

    Posted Apr 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and State Councillor Liu Yandong have had such thoughts in the back of their minds on their European trips this month as will Vice-Premier Li Keqiang as he visits Russia, Hungary, Belgium ...

  7. News - World - ANALYSIS

    Educated with a dead-beat job the unseen legacy of Europe’s crisis

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 03:04pm by Reuters

    ... But ensuring that those who have jobs are properly or fully employed, especially at a time when there are 2 million vacancies across Europe, is also critical. Whether in the Netherlands, Belgium ...

  8. Business - Economy

    In Europe’s tax race, it’s the base, not the rate, that counts

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 02:26pm

    ... to compete is by introducing a ‘patent box’, also known as an ‘innovation box’. In recent years, France and Spain as well as the Netherlands and Belgium have all adopted such a system, offering tax ...

  9. Ties that bind

    Posted May 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Protection agreements Ten EU countries (Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Sweden and Britain) have signed these agreements with Hong Kong. ...

  10. EU anti-dumping threat scares furniture makers

    Posted Jul 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... economic and trading bloc which began in 1951. Today, it comprises 25 countries. They include: Austria, Britain, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, ...




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