Serbia’s president-elect pushes for trade area between W. Balkans countries
Belgrade/Prishtina/Skopje-Shkup, dtt-net.com – Serbia’s prime minister and president-elect Aleksandar Vucic says a common trade area between six countries in the Western Balkans would help stability in the region, but the idea backed by EU officials is opposed by Kosovo and Macedonia so far.
Kosovo and Macedonia dislike EU proposal on common trade area
Prishtina/Skopje/Brussels, dtt-net.com â€“ Ruling parties in Kosovo and Macedonia say that a new proposal made by EU officials for a common trade area between Western Balkans countries is not what the region needs in addition to current free trade deals across the region and existing ones with the European bloc.
Inflation in the EU on the rise
Brussels, dtt-net.com - Inflation in the EU-28 and Euro area went up in January to 1.7 and 1.8 percent respectively, comparing to December 2016, with Belgium, Latvia, Spain and Estonia registering the highest annual rate, according to the new data from EUâ€™s statistical agency, Eurostat.
EU ministers clinch deal to prevent tax avoidance in non-EU countries
Brussels, dtt-net.com - Finance ministers of EU member countries today agreed on new rules which will enter into force as of 2020, aimed at preventing tax avoidance by companies through non-EU countries.
EU Euro area exports and imports on the rise
Brussels, dtt-net.com - Euro area exports in December 2016 increased for 6 percent and imports for 4 percent with the zone recording a â‚¬28.1 bn surplus in trade, according to the new figures published by EUâ€™s agency of statistics, Eurostat.