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European Economic Forecast Summer 2022

The shocks unleashed by Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine continue to negatively affect the EU economy.
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Advanced Manufacturing: Opportunities for European Manufacturers

Europe is in pole position in the global race to lead the transformation of manufacturing, but urgent action is needed if it is to retain and expand its competitive edge,…
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Position and recommendations on the proposed Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation

Our lobbying partner Orgalim welcomes the Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation as a key measure to further optimise the way resources are used as well as…
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Environment: Position paper on the upcoming revision of the RoHS Directive

Position paper of our lobbying partner Orgalim.
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Podcast: Fastener Industry Review May 2022

This podcast by Fastener + Fixing Magazine sums up the latest developments within the fastener market.
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New tool to help Member States control prohibited and restricted goods

The Commission published a list of EU laws that prohibit or restrict certain goods and substances from the EU.
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Free Trade Agreements – Overview June 2022

An overview on free trade agreements.
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Trade Defence Instruments and EU anti-dumping measures – June 2022 update

An overview on EU's defence measures against unfair trade practices.
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World Intellectual Property Indicators 2021

This year’s benchmark World Intellectual Property Indicators report confirms that intellectual property (IP) filings have proven highly resilient, despite the deepest…
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Trade mark registration in India: traps and challenges

Growth of the trade mark filing in India and its challenges
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EU generalised scheme of tariff preferences

The European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs has published its opinion on the proposal on applying a generalised scheme of tariff preferences.
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REACH: Update of the REACH annexes

The European Commission has revised certain information requirements for registering chemicals under REACH.
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REACH: Restriction on PFAs

New timeline on restriction on PFAs published.
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REACH: Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) June 2022 Update

New intention to identify a substance of very high concern has been received.
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European Economic Forecast Spring 2022

The Spring 2022 Economic Forecast revises the EU’s growth outlook downwards and the forecast for inflation upwards.
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REACH: Restriction Roadmap

The Commission has published a Restrictions Roadmap to provide detailed information on all ongoing work on future restrictions under the EU chemical legislation.
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Waste Framework review

The revision of the Directive aims to improve waste management in line with the waste hierarchy.
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First-ever framework to protect intellectual property for craft and industrial products

The Commission has proposed a first-ever framework to protect the intellectual property for craft and industrial products that rely on the originality and authenticity of…
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Study on New Legislative Framework (NLF)

The European Commission has released a Supporting Study for the evaluation of certain aspects of the New Legislative Framework.
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Proposal for a revised Construction Products Regulation (CPR)

The Proposal for a revised Construction Products Regulation (CPR), as part of the Circular Economy Package, aims to improve the free movement of construction products in…
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