October 2016

"La lettre B" l'essentiel de l'actualité économique et financière européenne décryptée

“La lettre B” N° 9 – October 2016

Competition

NEW RULES ON AID FOR PORTS & AIRPORTS

The European Commission is planning to revise the criteria for exempting certain investment aid for ports and airports from prior Commission scrutiny under EU state aid rules and invites comments on its proposal. The purpose of the new legislation is to facilitate public investments that can create jobs and growth whilst preserving competition. Read More→

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NEW ANTIDUMPING RULES TO DEFEND EU GROWTH

The EU has called upon Member States to support its efforts to strengthen current trade defence instruments. Despite the fact that the Commission has been using the available legislation to its full extent, it now seems insufficient to deal with the huge overcapacities that result in dumped exports on the EU market. Read More→

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Energy

INTERCONNEXION GAZIERE ENTRE LA FINLANDE ET L’ESTONIE

Une première interconnexion entre la Finlande et l’Estonie va mettre fin au long isolement gazier de la Finlande et contribuera à renforcer la sécurité d’approvisionnement et dynamiser l’économie de la région. Read More→

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Security

TEMPORARY INTERNAL BORDERS CONTROL

Following the Commission’s adoption of the Recommendation for prolonging temporary internal border controls, Commissioner Avramopoulos intervened at the European parliament in Strasbourg to present the Commission point of view. Read More→

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