The Commission welcomes the general approach reached by the Council on the most ambitious legislation yet for the safety of vehicles on our roads.
This paper uses cross-country micro-aggregated data on firm dynamics and productivity from the ECB CompNet database to provide empirical evidence on factor reallocation in the European Union (EU). The analysis finds that reallocation is towards more productive firms although the magnitude varies across countries and over time. Variation in reallocation is related to structural differences in firm size distribution across countries as well as to variation in labor and product market institutions.
A study by the European Parliamentary Research Service.
On 14 and 15 November, ENISA hosted the Article 13a expert group meeting in Athens, Greece.
The Commission took a decision to fully enable farmers to receive full compensation for damages caused by protected animals, such as wolves. The investments that farmers will do to prevent such damages, for example building electric fences or acquiring guard dogs, will be also fully reimbursed.
The composition of the euro area current account balance in terms of its geographical counterparts has been fairly stable in recent years, with the euro area’s most important trading partners accounting for the largest part of the bilateral surpluses and deficits.
The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules the prolongation of a scheme supporting the maritime transport sector in the Netherlands. Under the scheme, companies employing seafarers on board wind-propelled commercial cruising vessels can benefit from a reduction in income taxes and social security contributions.
The conference will focus on the need to have a sustainable and circular bioeconomy to enhance the transition in a changed EU policy context and towards a new environmental, social and economic reality. It will also set the scene for the start of the discussion about synergetic actions across different priority areas.