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ERASMUS+ SPENDING ON AFRICAN UNIVERSITIES IS RISING – WITH HOPE EXPANSION WILL CONTINUE



THE EUROPEAN Commission – the European Union (EU) executive – has claimed its Erasmus+ higher education exchange initiative is significantly boosting tertiary studies for African students and academics, with 8,500 Africans benefiting this year (2019).

In a report on the programme, which has been hailed as a flagship of the EU’s positive international impact, the Commission said that this figure was poised to keep growing, so that it will have helped more than 35,000 African students and academics by 2020.…

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EASTERN EUROPEAN PAINT AND COATINGS MARKET SHOW SOLID STABILITY AS ECONOMIES GROW STEADILY



FAR from being the zone of volatility of the 1990s, eastern and central Europe’s economies and hence their paint and coatings markets, are enjoying stability and steady growth. In Croatia, for instance, according to market researcher Euromonitor International data, the paint and coating industry posted revenues of USD147 million, USD 2 million more than in 2017.…

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TOBACCO COMPANIES BID TO REDUCE THEIR CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACT



EVERY manufacturing and agricultural industry has an impact on climate change – and the tobacco sector is no different. Faced with long-standing criticism of the health impact of its products, the tobacco industry is now facing attacks that its work generates carbon emissions and hence climate change.…

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EUROPE STILL HAS SIGNIFICANT WORK TO COMPLETE BEFORE HARMONISING ITS NATIONAL GRID



MARCH’S approval by the European Parliament of new European Union (EU) electricity market rules, designed to increase consumer choice, boost renewables access and cap power subsidies, were hailed by the European Commission as a new dawn for the creation of the EU’s much vaunted Energy Union.…

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TURNING MANURE INTO ENERGY: THE GROWTH OF MANURE-TO-BIOGAS SYSTEMS ON DAIRY FARMS



PROMISING a significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, energy cost-savings, sustainable manure management and a diversified revenue stream, the number of anaerobic digestion (AD) plants producing renewable biogas on dairy farms is growing globally. When upgraded to natural gas it can be sold to local utilities companies and used as transportation fuel as well as generate on-farm combined heat and power (CHP) – this biogas can be an important source of income.…

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EUROPEAN COMMISSION APPROVES TAKE OVER OF GATWICK AIR[ORT BY FRANCE’S VINCI AIRPORTS



THE EUROPEAN Commission today (March 18) gave competition law approval for France’s VINCI Airports to take over control of London Gatwick Airport from current owner Ivy Topco Ltd, a Cayman Islands registered company.

The European Union (EU) executive, acting as the EU’s senior competition authority, approved the deal which would see VINCI acquiring 50.01% of the issued share capital of Ivy Topco.…

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SERBIA GAS INTERCONNECTOR RECEIVES EIB FUNDING



The construction of the Serbian section of a gas interconnector between Serbia and Bulgaria, enabling transfers of between 1 and 1.8 billion cubic metres (bcm) of natural gas annually from Bulgaria to Serbia and 150 million bcm from Serbia to Bulgaria is to be financed by the European Investment Bank (EIB).…

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CARS AND AUTOPARTS MAKERS HOPE EU-MERCOSUR TRADE TALKS WILL BREAK THROUGH



EUROPEAN Union (EU) and Mercosur negotiators went into crucial trade talks in Uruguayan capital Montevideo September 10-14, cheered on by automakers on both sides who want a deal, even though there are tough technical issues to resolve. The round is another bid to smash the deadlock over a future trade pact between the EU and the four founding Mercosur nations – Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay. …

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EBRD PLOTS MAJOR LOAN TO UPGRADE SERBIA’S NIKOLA TESLA AIRPORT



THE EUROPEAN Bank for Reconstruction & Development (EBRD) is planning to lend EUR100 million to the concessionaire operating Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport, Serbia.

The money would be borrowed by the subsidiary of France’s Vinci Airports operating Nikola Tesla – Vinci Airports Serbia d.o.o.…

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EU/WTO INTERNATIONAL REGULATORY ROUND UP – EU-MEXICO TRADE DEAL TO HELP FOOD EXPORTERS



EUROPEAN Union (EU) food and drink exporters could be major beneficiaries of a revised EU-Mexico trade agreement which will remove almost all bilateral tariffs left by a year 2000 deal. Under a new agreement struck in principle, Mexican import duties on EU exports of cheeses, such as gorgonzola and roquefort, and pasta (of up to 20%), will be removed, along with duties on chocolate and confectionery, (that can exceed 20%).…

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