Applicable to imports of steel ropes and cables originating of China, Ukraine and South Africa -The anti-dumping measures currently in place on imports of steel ropes and cables originating in the People's Republic of China, Ukraine and South Africa were initially imposed for the first time back in 1999. The Commission is proposing that measures be extended for another term.
Nine EU directives covering a wide variety of products will ensure better product safety. The sectors concerned are electrical and electronic products, lifts, measuring instruments, civil explosives, pyrotechnic articles and equipment for use in potentially explosive atmospheres.
The European Union Programmes Agency (EUPA) shall be holding a series of information meetings to provide an overview of the open calls for 2012 and to give specific guidelines on how to apply. These shall be on:
Double taxation, and double non-taxation, contradict the very spirit of the Single Market. Yet many citizens and businesses are still suffering heavier tax burdens just because they operate in more than one Member State. Meanwhile, others are using loopholes between national systems to escape paying taxes that they owe. Determined to tackle this problem, the Commission adopted a Communication on Double Taxation.
Why did you become an entrepreneur? I became an entrepreneur because my family has been entrepreneurs for generations. Another reason is that I have a problem with working for people. I always believe that the creation of value by running a business is not just beneficial to myself, but to the families of employees and ultimately the country.