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UK-GERMANY NEUCONNECT INTERCONNECTOR COULD PROVIDE MODEL FOR CHEAP CLEAN ENERGY DISTRIBUTION

In late-July, the European Investment Bank (EIB) agreed on the financing structure of NeuConnect, the first ever energy link connecting Germany and the United Kingdom, two of the largest electricity markets in Europe.

The investment to build the interconnector will amount to EUR2.8 billion, with the EIB set to contribute up to EUR400 million for the financing construction of the section within the European Union (EU).  Other financiers include the UK Infrastructure Bank, which will focus on the stretch within UK maritime and land territory, and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC).

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NASCENT HYDROGEN CAR MARKET STARTS TO DEVELOP IN EUROPE



THE DEVELOPMENT and use of hydrogen-fuelled automobiles is starting to gather pace in the European Union (EU), with the EU’s executive, the European Commission encouraging growth in this environment-friendly segment as it pursues a goal of achieving a climate-neutral Europe by 2050.…

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EU COMMISSIONERS DESIGNATE RELEASE DETAILS ON FUTURE PLANS TO TARGET MAJOR CARBON EMITTERS



Members of the incoming European Commission, expected to take office in November, have released more details of a planned ‘carbon border tax’, which could levy charges on metal imports into the European Union (EU). Products affected would be those deemed by the EU as manufactured with excessive carbon emissions.…

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EAST AFRICA PUSHES AHEAD WITH SOLAR POWER ROUTE TO RURAL PROSPERITY



Despite having high solar radiation with between 2,800 and 3,500 hours of sunshine in a year (when there are 8,760 hours for each non-leap year), the solar energy potential in East Africa is yet to be fully exploited.

But in this region, it is not fossil fuels that dominate.…

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NEW EUROPEAN COMMISSION PLANS TO INCREASE PRESSURE ON DAIRY SECTOR TO GREEN ITS PRODUCTION



THE EUROPEAN dairy industry will be looking closely at the policies of the new European Commission that is now expected to assume office on December 1 – it is likely to increase pressure on the sector to improve its environmental performance.…

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FIFTH ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING DIRECTIVE AIMS TO PLUG CRITICAL CRYPTO REGULATORY GAPS



 

THE EUROPEAN Union’s (EU) fourth anti-money laundering directive had not even been implemented before Panama Papers revelations on massive tax evasion highlighted critical gaps in the bloc’s regulatory framework, especially regarding cryptocurrencies and prepaid cards. The result was directive (EU) 2018/843 of May 30, 2018 commonly known as the fifth anti-money laundering directive.…

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JORDANIANS MULL HOW TO INCREASE LOCAL DESIGN CONTENT IN CLOTHING MANUFACTURING SECTOR



Jordanian garment manufacturers and supporting institutions like the International Labour Organization’s Better Work Jordan, plan to introduce garment design training to add value to a sector that is primarily ‘cut and sew’.

Jordan exported USD1.8 billion’s worth of garments last year, just over half to the USA, at USD1.02 billion, but designs are primarily provided by buyers and retailers, with minimal design in-country.…

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TURKISH PLASTICS MARKET FACES TOUGH TIMES, BUT HAS STRONG FUNDAMENTALS FOR SUSTAINABLE PROSPERITY



THE TURKISH plastics manufacturing sector has grown exponentially over the past decade, but growth has spluttered over the past year due to the country’s economic downturn and currency depreciation raising the cost of raw materials. Investment has also slowed, but manufacturers are optimistic the sector will rebound, with exports remaining strong.…

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INTERNATIONAL REGULATORY ROUND UP – EU-MERCOSUR TRADE DEAL SHOULD PROMOTE FOOD, DRINK SALES



THE TRADE in food and drink between the European Union (EU) and the Mercosur bloc of Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay is likely to intensify under a new trade deal between the two regional groupings. The agreement, which now needs ratification, will phase out Mercosur duties on 93% of EU exported food and drink product types, including those on wine (27%); spirits (20% to 35%); soft drinks (20-35%); chocolate (20%); biscuits (16 to 18%); canned peaches (55%).…

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BEAUTY SECTORS IN BRITAIN AND GERMANY BANK ON REPUTATIONS FOR QUALITY MANUFACTURING AND SUSTAINABILITY



WHILE the spectre of Brexit looms over the British economy and hence its beauty markets, the fundamentals of its personal care product sector live on. As the UK ponders leaving the European Union (EU), maybe in October, commentators often cast a wary eye at Germany to see how this economic engine of the EU is performing – maybe to check whether Brexit is as big a business mistake as many experts warn.…

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