According to the July 2014 bank lending survey (BLS), credit standards for all loan categories eased in net terms in the second quarter of 2014. For the first time since the second quarter of 2007, euro area banks reported a net easing of credit standards on loans to enterprises, with a net percentage of -3%, compared with a marginal net tightening of credit standards in the previous quarter.

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Existing and new businesses operating in Jamaica will benefit from streamlined regulations and processes, public-private partnerships, as well as training and access to financing as a result of a US$ 50 million loan for the Foundations for Competitiveness and Growth Project, approved by the World Bank’s Board of Directors.

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In2013 in the EU28, the unemployment rate for non-EU citizens (21.3%) aged 20 to 64 was more than twice the level for citizens of the reporting country (10.0%), referred to as “nationals”. However, the share of people unemployed for 12 months or more was at almost the same level for non-EU citizens (48.6%) and for nationals (49.4%).

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The European Investment Bank (EIB) and CaixaBank have signed a EUR 300 million loan contract to finance investment and working capital projects promoted by SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) and midcaps. In addition to the EUR 300 million provided by the EIB, CaixaBank is undertaking to invest the same amount,

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The exhibition of works by Warsaw’s Academy of Fine Arts students, entitledThis is us, that is them, is shown in parts at a number ofParis metro line fourteen stations. At the Madeleine station, commuters pass by posters that address the problem of the protection of endangered species, while at the Pyramides they

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The Secretary of State for the European Union, Iñigo Méndez de Vigo, took part in a meeting organised by the Ibero-American Business Foundation and the Menéndez Pelayo International University on multi-Latin companies: employment, development and integration. In his speech on the Ibero-American community and the

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Definire una nuova agenda di politica economica per l'Europa basata su riforme strutturali tese a favorire la crescita e l'occupazione, allo scopo di concentrare su crescita ed occupazione l'azione della nuova legislatura europea e il programma della nuova Commissione. Sono questi gli obiettivi della Presidenza italiana dell'Unione Europea,

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Nuovi dati del Lux Research dicono che i settori dell’elettronica e dei trasporti saranno gli elementi di traino di un vertiginoso aumento nel mercato dell’energy storage, con una crescita annuale dell’8% che porterà il settore a un valore totale di 50 miliardi di dollari nel 2020.

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Nel suo ultimo comunicato stampa, la federazione belga del settore tecnologico - Agoria - rileva che gli investimenti tecnologici nel paese sono in diminuzione del 2% rispetto all'inizio dell'anno e sono ormai inferiori ai 2 miliardi di euro. La federazione attribuisce questo calo alla crisi in corso da 5 anni, all'attuale debolezza

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