Waste collection and recycling is going to be ramped up, and that will translate into circular business opportunities.
EUobserver, in its new Business in Europe Magazine, looks at business in the EU context
News in Brief
- Romanian parliament buries controversial corruption decree
- Dozens drown off Libyan coast
- EU ministers approve anti-tax avoidance directive
- Poland rejects EU criticism of court changes
- German nationalist leader met with Putin allies in Moscow
- German housing market overheated, says Bundesbank
- France invites three EU leaders for Versailles summit in March
- Greece agrees on new bailout reforms
Number of people going by train between Denmark and Sweden dropped 12 percent since Sweden introduced anti-migrant ID controls. After 60 years of Nordic free travel, people hate the scheme.
Investing €1 in welcoming refugees could yield nearly €2 in economic benefits within five years, study shows.
The arrival of more than 1 million refugees has posed a major challenge for cities. The Urban Agenda launched by regional policy commissioner Corina Cretu is an effort to deal with it.
Germany will benefit in the long term from accommodating and preparing refugees for the job market.
Systematic border controls would cost €53 to €130 for every European citizen, according to estimates, but the transport industry is already feeling the pain of border checks within the EU.
Work is an engine for integration of refugees, but EU companies struggle with recognition of qualifications, language, culture and red tape.
Look at the main donors to the Remain and Leave campaigns and the first impression is of a David vs. Goliath contest.
While Europe is one singe market, America remains decentralised with different rules and standards, adding extra costs for European companies to enter the US market.
Tax breaks awarded to multinationals like Apple and Starbucks in Luxembourg allow their businesses to prosper, often at the expense of Europe's 23 million smaller firms.
The European Commission proposes that governments and institutions help refugees, but a better solution would be to boost trade links with countries like Jordan.
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