European SMEs are becoming more resource efficient and are contributing substantially to the transition towards a low-carbon economy.
A European Commission proposal will simplify registration processes and reduce formalities associated with moving automobiles throughout the EU.
This year's plenary meeting, the third of a series, takes place three weeks after the EU-China Summit in Bejing, and one month after the 3rd Plenum of the Communist Party - encouraging discussions of recent developments on both sides. It also coincides with the 10th anniversary of the "Comprehensive Strategic Partnership" between China and the EU.
Consultation on a range of certification actions which could be undertaken in order to tackle the problem of waste shipments out of the European Union to non-OECD countries.