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    • EU budget is well managed

      EU budget is well managed

      The 2018 Annual Management and Performance Report (AMPR) approved by the College of Commissioners and published by the European Commission on 25 June shows the performance, management and protection of the EU budget, as well its key achievements in terms of creating jobs, investing in youth and supporting bloc's political priorities, like cohesion policy, cutting-edge research, climate action and migration.

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    • EU-Vietnam trade and investment agreements to be signed

      EU-Vietnam trade and investment agreements to be signed

      The Council of Ministers today approved the EU-Vietnam trade and investment agreements, paving the way for their signature and conclusion at the end of the week. EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstrom and Romanian Minister for Business, Trade and Entrepreneurship Stefan-Radu Oprea are now expected to sign the agreement on the EU's behalf in Hanoi on Sunday 30 June.

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    • White House to invest more in Middle East

      White House to invest more in Middle East

      The White House announced Sunday afternoon the first part of its Middle East peace proposal, what officials are calling an economic "workshop" aimed at encouraging capital investments in the West Bank, Gaza, and the region, CNN reported, citing a senior administration official.

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    • EC adopts €4bn cashflow package

      EC adopts €4bn cashflow package

      The Commission announced on Tuesday a large Cohesion Policy investment, worth €4bn and targeted at 25 large infrastructure projects in 10 Member States, the EU press service reported. The package involves Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Malta, Poland, Portugal and Romania and covers a wide range of project areas: health, transport, research, environment and energy. With national co-financing, the total investment amounts to €8bn.

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    • New rules set to counter investment 'greenwashing'

      New rules set to counter investment 'greenwashing'

      The EU agreed last Thursday a new law that forces asset managers, insurers and pension funds to disclose environmental risks in their investments. The law is meant to spur green investment and to curb “greenwashing”, a practice whereby companies claim to be more environmentally friendly than they really are, news wires reported.

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    • Improving fund market across EU

      Improving fund market across EU

      A political agreement was reached on Tuesday by the European Parliament and Member States on new rules to make it easier, quicker and cheaper for EU asset managers to sell funds to a wider range of investors, the EU press service reported. With it investors across the EU will have access to a much larger choice of fund products at better value.

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    • Commission warns of investor citizenship schemes risks

      Commission warns of investor citizenship schemes risks

      The Commission presented last Wednesday, for the first time, a comprehensive report on investor citizenship and residence schemes operated by a number of EU Member States, warning of risks such schemes create, the EU press service reported. The report maps the existing practices and identifies certain risks such schemes imply for the EU, in particular, as regards security, money laundering, tax evasion and corruption.

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