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MIL-OSI Europe: Stat​ement by the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the newly formed government in Lebanon

By   /  February 2, 2019  /  AM-NC, CTF, DJF, EEAS, English, Europe, European Union, European Union External Action, Eurozone, KB, Lebanon, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Syria Conflict, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Stat​ement by the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the newly formed government in Lebanon

Source: European Union External Action After months of intensive negotiations following the May elections observed by an EU election observation mission, it is very welcome news that Prime Minister-designate Hariri in close consultation with President Aoun was able to reach a consensus among all parties on the formation of a government. This is a positive […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Commission imposes definitive safeguard measures on imports of steel products

By   /  February 2, 2019  /  AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Exports, Imports, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Trade, United States of America, World Trade Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Commission imposes definitive safeguard measures on imports of steel products

Source: European Union Today, the European Commission published a regulation imposing definitive safeguard measures on imports of steel products. These measures will take effect tomorrow, 2 February, and replace the provisional ones in place since July 2018. A Commission investigation was launched in March 2018 as part of the European Union’s response to the decision […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: New co-funding opportunities on the agenda as Islamic Development Bank President visits the EIB

By   /  February 2, 2019  /  Africa, AM-NC, Banking, Banking and Finance, CTF, Development, DJF, Economy, English, Europe, European Investment Bank, European Union, Eurozone, Finance, Investment, KB, Lebanon, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Technology  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: New co-funding opportunities on the agenda as Islamic Development Bank President visits the EIB

Source: European Investment Bank An Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) delegation, led by the Bank’s President, H.E. Dr. Bandar Hajjar, is visiting the European Investment Bank’s headquarters in Luxembourg to explore opportunities for co-financing new projects in Africa and Southern Mediterranean Countries. “IsDB and EIB, together with other Multilateral Development Banks, are key players in catalysing […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Defence Minister Niinistö to Japan

By   /  February 2, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, Aviation, CTF, Defence, Defense, DJF, English, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Finland, Government of Finland, Intelligence, Japan, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scandinavia, Security, United States Security  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Defence Minister Niinistö to Japan

Source: Government of FinlandMinister of Defence Jussi Niinistö will make a working visit to Japan on 3 to 7 February 2019. Japan’s Minister of Defense Takeshi Iwaya who took on the post in October 2018 will host the visit. His predecessor Itsunori Onodera visited Helsinki, on invitation by Minister Niinistö, in May 2018.In the official […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Euro area bank interest rate statistics: December 2018

By   /  February 2, 2019  /  AM-NC, Banking, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, CTF, Development, DJF, English, Europe, European Central Bank, European Union, Eurozone, Finance, gun control, Investment, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Euro area bank interest rate statistics: December 2018

Source: European Central Bank Press release 1 February 2019 Bank interest rates for corporations Chart 1 Bank[3] interest rates on new loans to, and deposits from, euro area corporations (percentages per annum) Data for cost of borrowing and deposit interest rate for corporations The composite cost-of-borrowing indicator, which combines interest rates on all loans to […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: No changes in responsibility for production of explosives for Defence Forces – expansion of partnership examined with Nammo Lapua Oy

By   /  February 2, 2019  /  AM-NC, CTF, Defence, DJF, English, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Finland, Government of Finland, Intelligence, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scandinavia, Security, Trade, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: No changes in responsibility for production of explosives for Defence Forces – expansion of partnership examined with Nammo Lapua Oy

Source: Government of FinlandThe Ministry of Defence has led a study in which the Defence Forces’ explosives production would have been developed by expanding its partnership with Nammo Lapua Oy. The study examined the transfer of responsibilities relating to explosives production, product rights and product safety, and the transfer of the Haapajärvi and Keuruu units […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Highlights – State of play of the implementation of the Regulation on “conflict minerals” – Committee on International Trade

By   /  February 2, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Economy, English, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, Exports, Highlights, Human Rights, Imports, INTA, Investment, Justice, KB, law, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, NATO, Open Source Intel, Singapore, Trade, United Kingdom, United States of America, World Trade Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Highlights – State of play of the implementation of the Regulation on “conflict minerals” – Committee on International Trade

Source: European Parliament Next meeting 31-01-2019 – 16:25 The next INTA Committee meeting will take place on Monday, 4 February 2019 (15.00 – 18.30), room: József Antall (JAN) 4Q1. The meeting will be web streamed (except for the “in camera” parts) and can be followed live on-line. Draft agenda and meeting documents of this meeting […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Spain/Poland: EIB finances ULMA Group’s innovation and growth strategy with EUR 26 million loan under Juncker Plan

By   /  February 2, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, Banking, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, CTF, Development, DJF, Economy, English, Europe, European Investment Bank, European Union, Eurozone, Exploration, Finance, Investment, KB, MIL OSI, Mining, Open Source Intel, Technology, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Spain/Poland: EIB finances ULMA Group’s innovation and growth strategy with EUR 26 million loan under Juncker Plan

Source: European Investment Bank EIB loan will boost ULMA Group’s growth, enabling it to expand its fleet of construction equipment in Spain and Poland Among other projects, Basque cooperative will develop new safety improvement solutions for construction sector Investment will create over net 300 jobs The European Investment Bank (EIB) is financing the ULMA Cooperative […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: EIB Group support for projects in the Czech Republic amounts to EUR 708m in 2018

By   /  February 2, 2019  /  AM-NC, Banking, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, CTF, Development, DJF, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, European Investment Bank, European Union, Eurozone, Finance, Health, Investment, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Technology, Tourism, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: EIB Group support for projects in the Czech Republic amounts to EUR 708m in 2018

Source: European Investment Bank EIB lending reached EUR 443m and EIF equity and guarantee commitments EUR 264m EIB loan disbursements in 2018 amounted to EUR 691m, resulting in a record disbursement level over the past three years In total, some 6,900 small businesses benefited from EIB Group operations, supporting 176,000 jobs in the Czech Republic in […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Briefing – International Agreements in Progress: Bilateral trade deal with Japan – largest to date for EU – 01-02-2019

By   /  February 2, 2019  /  AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, Exports, Japan, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Briefing – International Agreements in Progress: Bilateral trade deal with Japan – largest to date for EU – 01-02-2019

Source: European Parliament 2 International Agreements in Progress: Bilateral trade deal with Japan – largest to date for EU 01-02-2019 Following the signature of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) in July 2018, and the conclusion of the ratification procedures by both partners at the end of 2018, the agreement entered into force on 1 […]

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