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Free movement of goods: Commission requests Hungary, Luxembourg and The Netherlands to comply with EU rules on pyrotechnic articles
Free movement of goods: Commission requests Hungary, Luxembourg and The Netherlands to comply with EU rules on pyrotechnic articles

30/09/2010

IP/10/1222 Brussels, 30 September 2010 The European Commission has today decided to request Hungary, Luxembourg and The Netherlands to implement in full EU rules on safety requirements for pyrotechnic articles (Commission Directive 2007/23/EC)....

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Free movement of goods: Commission requests Austria and Portugal to comply with EU rules on units of measurement
Free movement of goods: Commission requests Austria and Portugal to comply with EU rules on units of measurement

30/09/2010

IP/10/1219 Brussels, 30 September 2010 The European Commission has today decided to request Austria and Portugal to fully comply with EU rules on units of measurement (Directive 2009/3/EC). The two countries have as yet not informed the Commission on ...

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Free movement of goods: Commission requests Italy, Sweden and Finland to comply with rules on aerosol dispensers
Free movement of goods: Commission requests Italy, Sweden and Finland to comply with rules on aerosol dispensers

30/09/2010

IP/10/1217 Brussels, 30 September 2010 The European Commission has today decided to request Italy, Sweden and Finland to implement in full revised EU rules on aerosol dispensers (Directive 75/324/EEC and its amendments)....

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Free movement of goods: Commission welcomes Belgian compliance with rules on birds born in captivity; infringement case closed
Free movement of goods: Commission welcomes Belgian compliance with rules on birds born in captivity; infringement case closed

30/09/2010

IP/10/1218 Brussels, 30 September 2010 The European Commission has welcomed Belgium's changes to its legislation governing birds born and bred in captivity, which are now compliant with EU rules on the free movement of goods....

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Free movement of goods - Commission requests Sweden to comply with EU rules as regards metal detectors
Free movement of goods - Commission requests Sweden to comply with EU rules as regards metal detectors

30/09/2010

IP/10/1223 Brussels, 30 September 2010 The European Commission has today decided to request Sweden to amend its legislation on the use of metal detectors so as to ensure its compliance with EU rules on the free movement of goods....

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Free movement of goods: Commission requests Italy to remove barriers to trade in bottled water
Free movement of goods: Commission requests Italy to remove barriers to trade in bottled water

30/09/2010

IP/10/1220 Brussels, 30 September 2010 The European Commission has today decided to request Italy to amend its current legislation on bottled water so as to ensure its full compliance with EU rules on the free movement of goods....

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Free movement of goods: Commission requests Poland to eliminate obstacles to the registration of right-hand vehicles
Free movement of goods: Commission requests Poland to eliminate obstacles to the registration of right-hand vehicles

30/09/2010

IP/10/1221 Brussels, 30 September 2010 The European Commission has decided to request Poland to eliminate obstacles to the registration of right-hand drive vehicles in Poland. Polish legislation requires that the steering wheel is placed on the left-hand ...

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SME Finance Forum: Ensuring access to credit and to finance to small businesses
SME Finance Forum: Ensuring access to credit and to finance to small businesses

28/09/2010

IP/10/1186 Brussels, 28 September 2010 In the first meeting of the SME Finance Forum today, possible means to improve the current situation of access to finance were discussed, such as the introduction of a grace period for firms in difficulties, the ...

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Twenty five European Destinations of Excellence in Aquatic Tourism
Twenty five European Destinations of Excellence in Aquatic Tourism

27/09/2010

IP/10/1180 Brussels, 27 September 2010 Twenty five tourist destinations from across Europe were awarded the title of ‘2010 European Destination of Excellence in Aquatic Tourism’ at a Gala Awards ceremony in Brussels today....

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European Tourism Day promotes cultural routes in the EU
European Tourism Day promotes cultural routes in the EU

27/09/2010

IP/10/1177 Brussels, 27 September 2010 The European Commission, the European Parliament, Member States and the Council of Europe are ready to cooperate further on the promotion of the "Cultural Routes"....

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An innovative pharmaceutical industry which meets the needs of society
An innovative pharmaceutical industry which meets the needs of society

24/09/2010

IP/10/1170 Brussels, 24 September 2010 On the occasion of the Belgian Presidency’s ministerial conference on innovation and solidarity in the field of pharmaceuticals held today, Commission Vice-President Antonio Tajani announced the launch of a process ...

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Agreement with Norway on two Galileo ground stations
Agreement with Norway on two Galileo ground stations

22/09/2010

IP/10/1158 Brussels, 22 September 2010 Norway will play an active role in the Galileo satellite programme, Europe’s global navigation satellite system which will provide more precise and more widely available positioning signals to citizens in Europe ...

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Further progress in EU–Africa cooperation in Space
Further progress in EU–Africa cooperation in Space

15/09/2010

IP/10/1133 Brussels, 15 September 2010 European Commission Vice President Antonio Tajani discussed today with Commissioner Jean Pierre Ezin of the African Union Commission how space applications can play a significant role in helping to combat many of ...

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30 November 2010: Last call for companies to register chemicals
30 November 2010: Last call for companies to register chemicals

13/09/2010

IP/10/1113 Brussels, 13 September 2010 The Commission reminds companies that they must register the most widely used or most dangerous chemicals by the deadline of 30 November this year, less than 12 weeks from now....

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