<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/sectors/construction/publications/index_en.htm European communities Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:15:33 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![CDATA[The European construction sector: a global partner]]>

Published : Thu, 03 Apr 2014

The construction sector is of strategic importance for many countries across the world. It delivers the buildings and infrastructure needed by the rest of the economy and society.

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Wed, 02 Apr 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Clearer rules on construction products ]]> Published : Thu, 29 Sep 2011

Although Europe’s construction products sector is economically important, it has not yet fully exploited the opportunities offered by the single market due to remaining trade barriers. To address this, a new Regulation aims to simplify the legislative framework and strengthen the credibility of the system. The EU has also been [...]

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Wed, 28 Sep 2011 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Tailored business support in 17 sectors]]> Published : Thu, 10 Feb 2011

The Enterprise Europe Network helps European SMEs to find business and technology partners and apply for EU funding. In addition, small businesses operating in 17 key industry sectors from retail to space technology can count on customised support from the Network. In these sectors, specialists from across Europe come together [...]

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Wed, 09 Feb 2011 23:00:00 GMT Wed, 09 Feb 2011 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Impact of the economic crisis on key sectors of the EU, June 2009]]> Published : Mon, 29 Jun 2009

These reports refer to information notes of Vice-President Verheugen. It aims at describing the impact of the economic crisis on of the manufacturing and construction industries during the first semester of 2009.

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Sun, 28 Jun 2009 22:00:00 GMT Sun, 28 Jun 2009 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Impact of the economic crisis on key sectors of the EU, May 2009]]> Published : Tue, 19 May 2009

These reports refer to information notes of Vice-President Verheugen. It aims at describing the impact of the economic crisis on of the manufacturing and construction industries during the first semester of 2009.

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Mon, 18 May 2009 22:00:00 GMT Mon, 18 May 2009 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Impact of the economic crisis on key industrial sectors of the EU, April 2009]]> Published : Wed, 01 Apr 2009

These reports refer to information notes of Vice-President Verheugen. It aims at describing the impact of the economic crisis on of the manufacturing and construction industries during the first semester of 2009.

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Tue, 31 Mar 2009 22:00:00 GMT Tue, 31 Mar 2009 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Impact of the economic crisis on key industrial sectors of the EU, March 2009]]> Published : Thu, 12 Mar 2009

These reports refer to information notes of Vice-President Verheugen. It aims at describing the impact of the economic crisis on of the manufacturing and construction industries during the first semester of 2009.

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Wed, 11 Mar 2009 23:00:00 GMT Wed, 11 Mar 2009 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Recession in the EU-27: output measures]]> Published : Tue, 10 Mar 2009

The latest short-term business indicators confirm the considerable downward trend in output across many activities in industry, construction and retail trade and across almost all of the 27 Member States. In contrast, the services sector continues to grow.

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Mon, 09 Mar 2009 23:00:00 GMT Mon, 09 Mar 2009 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[FWC Sector Competitiveness Studies - Competitiveness of the Glass Sector]]> Published : Tue, 14 Oct 2008

The Mid-term Review of Industrial Policy in 2007 concluded that the integrated approach adopted in 2005 has been successful and should be continued. In order to do so, an up-todate understanding of sectors is required and in recognition of this DG Enterprise and Industry set up a Framework Agreement for analysing [...]

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Mon, 13 Oct 2008 22:00:00 GMT Mon, 13 Oct 2008 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[FWC Sector Competitiveness Studies - Competitiveness of the Ceramics Sector]]> Published : Mon, 13 Oct 2008

The Mid-term Review of Industrial Policy in 2007 concluded that the integrated approach adopted in 2005 has been successful and should be continued. In order to do so, an up-todate understanding of sectors is required and in recognition of this DG Enterprise and Industry set up a Framework Agreement for analysing [...]

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Sun, 12 Oct 2008 22:00:00 GMT Sun, 12 Oct 2008 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Study on the Competitiveness of the European Steel Sector]]> Published : Fri, 01 Aug 2008

This Final Report has been produced as part of the “Study on the Competitiveness of the European Steel Sector” commissioned by the European Commission Directorate General for Enterprise and Industry, within the context of the framework contract on Sector Competitiveness Studies (ENTR/06/054).

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Thu, 31 Jul 2008 22:00:00 GMT Thu, 31 Jul 2008 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Key Figures on European Business]]> Published : Tue, 20 May 2008

In 2005, the total number of enterprises in the EU27 non-financial business economy was almost 20 million. These enterprises generated 5 400 billion euro in value added and employed 127 million persons.This pocketbook summarises the main features of European business: from the size and structure of business sectors to the [...]

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<![CDATA[The main features of the EU manufacturing industry]]> Published : Thu, 10 Apr 2008

This publication summarises the main features of the EU manufacturing industry and its component activities. It includes an analysis of country and regional specialisation, differences in the evolution of production, exports and imports, top products sold, the cost structure, productivity and profitability, as well as the role of SMEs.

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Wed, 09 Apr 2008 22:00:00 GMT Wed, 09 Apr 2008 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[SHERPER workshop presentations published]]> Published : Fri, 09 Mar 2007

REACH helpdesks for SME, known as the SHERPER project was finalised during the Dissemination workshop 'SHERPER and beyond', which was designed to inform stakeholders about the findings of the study. The presentations of the workshop – many given by SME Helpdesk experts – focused on providing examples of successful helpdesk [...]

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<![CDATA[REACH Helpdesks: Best-practice-report published]]> Published : Thu, 15 Feb 2007

A REACH Helpdesk project known as SHERPER published its final report on 14.02.07 in Berlin. The project identified best practices in setting up helpdesks. Special attention was paid to the needs of SME. Over 30 experts from Member States, EIC and industry provided inputs. The report provides a summary of [...]

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Wed, 14 Feb 2007 23:00:00 GMT Tue, 13 Feb 2007 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Analysis and assessment of the elements of certain Community policies that impact on the competitiveness of the construction sector]]> Published : Mon, 27 Nov 2006

Within the framework of the Lisbon Strategy, the Commission launched a sector-specific study in late 2005 to identify which elements of Community policies impact on the competitiveness of the construction sector. The study concentrates on the sector-specific aspects of the following policy fields: Energy, Education and training (in [...]

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Sun, 26 Nov 2006 23:00:00 GMT Sun, 26 Nov 2006 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[2006 Pocketbook of e-business indicators]]> Published : Thu, 23 Nov 2006

This pocketbook presents the results of the e-Business W@tch's Survey 2006; fieldwork was conducted in March and April. 10 sectors are covered: food and beverages, footwear, pulp and paper, ICT manufacturing, consumer electronic, shipbuilding, construction, tourism, telecommunication services and the hospital sector.

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Wed, 22 Nov 2006 23:00:00 GMT Wed, 22 Nov 2006 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Benchmarking of construction efficiency in the EU Member States (Pilot study)]]> Published : Fri, 24 Mar 2006

This pilot study investigates the factors influencing the relative resource usage in construction industries, with particular reference to national framework conditions. The focus is on identifying the different resource factors and their relative importance as a basis for more detailed future analysis of these differences.

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Thu, 23 Mar 2006 23:00:00 GMT Thu, 23 Mar 2006 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Avoiding distortion of competition from regional aid for large investment projects – theory and application in the multisectoral framework]]> Published : Wed, 01 Aug 2001

Brussels: Enterprise DG, August 2001 - 28 p. Report commissioned by Enterprise DG

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Tue, 31 Jul 2001 22:00:00 GMT Tue, 31 Jul 2001 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Distributive trades in Europe - Pocketbook]]> Published : Mon, 01 Jan 2001

Luxembourg: Eur-Op, 2001 - 141 p. Eur-Op Catalogue n° KS-AK-01-001-3A-C DE/EN/FR Price: 10 euro

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Sun, 31 Dec 2000 23:00:00 GMT Sun, 31 Dec 2000 23:00:00 GMT