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Slovenia to share experience on alcoholic products control with Moldova

20 September 2018
On 24–26 September, officials from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Social Protection of the Republic of Moldova will visit Slovenia to learn about best practices in the field of alcohol control. This knowledge should help Moldova to establish all necessary mechanisms for an effective system of…
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Ukraine: Energy saving in focus at a forum in Kharkiv

17 September 2018
The ‘Construction. Energy saving. Architecture’ forum will take place in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on 20 September. The event is being organised by the Kharkiv Business Support Centre with the support of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, as part of the EU4Business initiative…
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Two new business clusters launched in Moldova with EU support

17 September 2018
Two new business clusters have been launched in southern and northern regions of the Republic of Moldova with the EU’s support. The clusters cover creative industries in Cahul and textile companies in Soroca and offer the opportunity to bring businesses together to develop joint projects. “…
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Ukraine to host international conference on greenhouse industry

17 September 2018
On 21 September, an EU-supported international conference in Ukraine will discuss cooperation and technological solutions for the greenhouse industry. The event, organised within the EU4Business initiative, will bring together speakers from Ukraine, Poland, Israel, South Korea and Turkey. The…
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EU to support the biggest agricultural forum in central Ukraine

14 September 2018
On 25–26 October, the Ukrainian city of Vinnytsia will host the annual ‘AgroVin’ forum, the region’s largest event in the field of agro-industrial business. It will bring together owners and top management of agro-industrial enterprises, producers and suppliers of machinery, and specialists in the…
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European Commission signs €1 billion in Macro-Financial Assistance to support reforms in Ukraine

14 September 2018
On 14 September, the EU and Ukraine signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a new €1 billion Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) programme.With the assistance in the form of medium- and long-term loans, the EU will continue to support economic stabilisation in the country, including through…
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EU helps increase production efficiency in clothing sector in Belarus

10 September 2018
Staff from Belarusian clothing enterprises have taken part in an eight-day training seminar on production efficiency, organised by the International Trade Centre and the Belarusian Fund for Financial Support to Entrepreneurs, as part of the EU4Business project ‘Eastern Partnership: Ready to Trade…
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Four years on from the introduction of free trade, two thirds of Moldova's exports now go to the EU

06 September 2018
Over two thirds (68%) of Moldova’s exports now go to the EU, the Head of the EU Delegation to the Republic of Moldova Peter Michalko has said. Ambassador Michalko’s statement came in a message released to mark the four-year anniversary of the introduction of the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade…
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EU concludes agreement on €45 million Macro-Financial Assistance package for Georgia

03 September 2018
The European Commission has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Georgia for Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) of up to €45 million. This will help the country to cover part of its external financing needs and support economic reforms. While Georgia has made significant progress, the country's…
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EU-supported workshop discusses ways to achieve zero waste production in Ukraine

30 August 2018
A series of workshops for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Ukraine on zero waste production began on 30 August. The sessions are being supported by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), in the framework of the EU4Business initiative. The workshops will allow…