Meet the winners of the EU-GIVE /BeShared pitching competition

Bookswap, Usitoo and Pensumo won the pitching competition organized by EU-GIVE and BeShared for their final event. On 27th November, the EU-GIVE and BeShared projects organized their final event in Brussels.  The final event consisted of a public pitching competition in front of a panel of investors notably social impact investors. Objectives of the event […]

EU-Singapore agreement enters into force

EU Member States endorsed the trade agreement between the EU and Singapore. The agreement enters into force as soon as 21 November. This is the European Union’s first bilateral trade agreement with a Southeast Asian country. Singapore is by far the EU’s largest trading partner in the Southeast Asian region, with total bilateral trade in […]

De EU-Milieukeur iets voor u?

De EU-milieukeur identificeert producten en diensten die opvallen door hun verminderde impact op het milieu en de gezondheid.

EU signed trade agreements with Vietnam

Beginning of July, the EU and Vietnam have signed a Trade Agreement and an Investment Protection Agreement. Once in force, the new agreements will provide opportunities to increase trade and support jobs and growth on both sides, through the elimination of 99% of all tariffs and reduction of regulatory barriers to trade. 680 Belgian companies […]

New European rules to improve fairness of online platforms trading practices

1 million businesses are already selling goods and services via #online #platforms. Online platforms create significant EU market opportunities in particular for SMEs. More than 50% of SMEs selling through online marketplaces sell cross-border. What are the benefit of the new rules? What are the problems that businesses face in the online economy and how […]

Public consultation on communication channels for EU tax information

The European Commission needs your feedback to improve several EU tax products such as the “Taxes in Europe Database”, the “Taxation Trends Report”, the “Tax Policies in the EU” Survey and the “Taxation Papers” series. The survey is focused on the communication channels used by the European Commission (DG TAXUD) to disseminate information in the area of […]