Brexit: economic impact on cities and regions

The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) published a report today in Brussels detailing the consequences of Brexit on trade and the economy in the EU27 regions and cities. Based heavily on data gathered from a joint survey with EUROCHAMBRES, the report reveals a lack of awareness, information and preparation and recommends greater flexibility in state aid rules and inter-regional cooperation.

Common press release of EUROCHAMBRES and the European Committee of the Regions

Brexit report: social and economic impact on cities, regions and businesses

                                           

DG Trade launches survey on US import taxes on steel

The European Commission (DG Trade) has launched a survey on the measures the US has taken against the import of certain steel and aluminium products and on the possible EU countermeasures. The businesses are asked to explain the impact of these American measures and of the planned EU countermeasures. Is your business affected by the American import taxes or are you likely to be affected by the European countermeasures? Fill in the Commission’s survey and send it back to TRADE-REG-654-2014-INFOGATHERING@ec.europa.eu before 26/03 at 12:00.