thenewsmarket.com > Beats > Politics and International Affairs http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/politics-and-international-affairs/all a695ae5b-5aa3-4a82-850a-faa3f2eb0777/IMF: Economies Growing in Sub-Saharan Africa, Potential for More http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf--economies-growing-in-sub-saharan-africa--potential-for-more/s/a695ae5b-5aa3-4a82-850a-faa3f2eb0777 IMF: Economies Growing in Sub-Saharan Africa, Potential for More Sub-Saharan Africa is seeing a “modest pickup in economic growth,” with growth forecast to rise from 2.8 percent in 2017 to 3.4 percent in 2018, according to the International Monetary Fund. The... ]]> 4/20/2018 11:20:00 PM b8f0c220-f07e-4b5b-8ba8-1b575acdb728/IMF: G20 Leaders Meet to Bolster Sustainable Growth http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf--g20-leaders-meet-to-bolster-sustainable-growth/s/b8f0c220-f07e-4b5b-8ba8-1b575acdb728 IMF: G20 Leaders Meet to Bolster Sustainable Growth Central bank governors and finance ministers of the G20 nations met in Washington on Friday at the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. Leaders are looking to boost... ]]> 4/20/2018 6:15:00 PM 9fd81dce-dd14-4137-8ea1-611999e8c705/IMF: Experts Warn Against Complacency in Euro Reform http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf--experts-warn-against-complacency-in-euro-reform/s/9fd81dce-dd14-4137-8ea1-611999e8c705 IMF: Experts Warn Against Complacency in Euro Reform Experts gathered at the International Monetary Fund on Thursday to discuss the future of reforms in the euro zone. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde hosted a panel of current and former... ]]> 4/19/2018 9:14:00 PM 2573ac78-9506-44e7-85e5-899945b30499/IMF’s Lagarde: Trade and Investment Are Engines of Growth http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-s-lagarde--trade-and-investment-are-engines-of-growth/s/2573ac78-9506-44e7-85e5-899945b30499 IMF’s Lagarde: Trade and Investment Are Engines of Growth At a news conference to open the IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Thursday urged world leaders to take advantage of a strengthened global recovery to... ]]> 4/19/2018 5:11:00 PM 0632c9a3-e382-4d82-b288-3edc37f1e84d/EU future, terror financing, journalist murders, Facebook scandal http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/eu-future--terror-financing--journalist-murders--facebook-scandal/s/0632c9a3-e382-4d82-b288-3edc37f1e84d EU future, terror financing, journalist murders, Facebook scandal The European Parliament debated the French President’s future-minded EU reform ideas with the EPP Group calling for greater security for Europeans. Parliament approved legislation to intensify... ]]> 4/19/2018 11:09:00 AM c93d2771-f738-4c68-b555-754b329baf90/IMF: Cooperation Important to Ensure Digital Economy Delivers http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf--cooperation-important-to-ensure-digital-economy-delivers/s/c93d2771-f738-4c68-b555-754b329baf90 IMF: Cooperation Important to Ensure Digital Economy Delivers Experts gathered at the International Monetary Fund on Wednesday to discuss the future of work in the information age. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and a panel of business, technology... ]]> 4/19/2018 12:13:00 AM a054e7bd-b1dc-4d58-abda-bf2cf881e6e4/IMF: Growth to Cut Record Debt, but More Work Ahead http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf--growth-to-cut-record-debt--but-more-work-ahead/s/a054e7bd-b1dc-4d58-abda-bf2cf881e6e4 IMF: Growth to Cut Record Debt, but More Work Ahead The world economy is on the rise and that will help bring down debt from current record levels, but policy makers must not become complacent the IMF announced in the Fiscal Monitor Report released... ]]> 4/18/2018 8:04:00 PM 61fe8492-3778-4ec0-8de4-1b449969c971/IMF: Financial Stability Improves, but Risks Remain http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf--financial-stability-improves--but-risks-remain/s/61fe8492-3778-4ec0-8de4-1b449969c971 IMF: Financial Stability Improves, but Risks Remain Banks and capital markets continue to grow healthier a decade after the global financial crisis struck, but the IMF warned of increased short-term and elevated medium-term risks to stability in... ]]> 4/18/2018 7:55:00 PM 2c94e3ed-cee9-4d00-b66c-e1a7087ece67/IMF: Growth to Cut Record Debt, but More Work Ahead http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf--growth-to-cut-record-debt--but-more-work-ahead/s/2c94e3ed-cee9-4d00-b66c-e1a7087ece67 IMF: Growth to Cut Record Debt, but More Work Ahead The world economy is on the rise and that will help bring down debt from current record levels, but policy makers must not become complacent the IMF announced in the Fiscal Monitor Report released... ]]> 4/18/2018 1:30:00 PM 1c7760d5-5656-43d9-9d6d-df015a0377f0/IMF: Financial Stability Improves, but Risks Remain http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf--financial-stability-improves--but-risks-remain/s/1c7760d5-5656-43d9-9d6d-df015a0377f0 IMF: Financial Stability Improves, but Risks Remain Banks and capital markets continue to grow healthier a decade after the global financial crisis struck, but the IMF warned of increased short-term and elevated medium-term risks to stability in... ]]> 4/18/2018 12:30:00 PM e59e9192-009b-4e53-8271-35d0ec690789/IMF Sees Higher Growth, Warns of Risks http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-sees-higher-growth--warns-of-risks/s/e59e9192-009b-4e53-8271-35d0ec690789 IMF Sees Higher Growth, Warns of Risks The global economy continues to edge higher amidst a generally sunny outlook, but there are building risks to that growth trajectory, the IMF reports Tuesday in the latest World Economic Outlook. ]]> 4/17/2018 5:39:00 PM a86fd8f2-3fc6-47d4-8cef-20e5c2f91da0/IMF World Economic Outlook http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-world-economic-outlook/s/a86fd8f2-3fc6-47d4-8cef-20e5c2f91da0 IMF World Economic Outlook The global economy continues to edge higher amidst a generally sunny outlook, but there are building risks to that growth trajectory, the IMF reports Tuesday in the latest World Economic Outlook.... ]]> 4/17/2018 1:02:00 PM d8b6693b-06da-4b6a-a3c0-9afb80e889bb/Post-Brexit CAP: defending farmers and consumers http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/post-brexit-cap--defending-farmers-and-consumers/s/d8b6693b-06da-4b6a-a3c0-9afb80e889bb Post-Brexit CAP: defending farmers and consumers The EU’s Common Agricultural Policy should maintain the same budget after Brexit, says the EPP Group’s author of a European Parliament Report on the CAP’s budget from 2021. Herbert Dorfmann says... ]]> 4/16/2018 8:59:00 AM 54fa31f7-b129-4490-a741-f7dd37e7cb58/IMF / LAGARDE CURTAIN RAISER SPEECH http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf---lagarde-curtain-raiser-speech/s/54fa31f7-b129-4490-a741-f7dd37e7cb58 IMF / LAGARDE CURTAIN RAISER SPEECH The global economy remains on an upswing but with high debt levels and threats of trade conflict there are reasons for concern for sustained growth IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said... ]]> 4/11/2018 9:32:00 PM ba53ff61-cdbb-417b-a35f-53085ec8d8ef/Beware of Russian Trojan Horses in the EU http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/beware-of-russian-trojan-horses-in-the-eu/s/ba53ff61-cdbb-417b-a35f-53085ec8d8ef Beware of Russian Trojan Horses in the EU At an event in the European Parliament, MEPs and analysts urged the EU to remain vigilant against Russian meddling in Europe’s affairs following Putin’s re-election and the poisoning of a former... ]]> 4/11/2018 10:41:00 AM 1e0b5554-dfff-4f0e-99ab-91285cf7ee79/IMF China / Europe / Tunisia http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-china---europe---tunisia/s/1e0b5554-dfff-4f0e-99ab-91285cf7ee79 IMF China / Europe / Tunisia The IMF is proposing increased fiscal and banking integration in Europe, and part of that goal is creating a ‘rainy day fund’ for countries to draw on as a sort of insurance policy, IMF Spokesman... ]]> 3/29/2018 6:57:00 PM e5f4df1b-11cd-4b01-8d14-8f45f9d7caa9/Protecting the rights of victims of terrorism in the EU http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/protecting-the-rights-of-victims-of-terrorism-in-the-eu/s/e5f4df1b-11cd-4b01-8d14-8f45f9d7caa9 Protecting the rights of victims of terrorism in the EU The European Parliament’s Special Committee on Terrorism held a public hearing on the rights of victims of terrorism. In 2016 and 2017, terrorism claimed the lives of 203 people in the European... ]]> 3/22/2018 12:48:00 PM a0034584-f0c0-4a99-804f-5a51fae6d39b/Enabling people from the Middle East and Africa to gain skills to help rebuild their countries http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/enabling-people-from-the-middle-east-and-africa-to-gain-skills-to-help-rebuild-their-countries/s/a0034584-f0c0-4a99-804f-5a51fae6d39b Enabling people from the Middle East and Africa to gain skills to help rebuild their countries Hungary’s government has given young Christians from Middle Eastern and African countries who lack access to high quality education the opportunity to go on a study programme in Hungary. The core... ]]> 3/21/2018 11:33:00 AM 34bb43cb-3e2d-4e6c-b967-8e1fd6ec578e/Renate Sommer calls to raise awareness to boost vaccination rates http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/renate-sommer-calls-to-raise-awareness-to-boost-vaccination-rates/s/34bb43cb-3e2d-4e6c-b967-8e1fd6ec578e Renate Sommer calls to raise awareness to boost vaccination rates EPP Group MEP Renate Sommer is one of a group of Members of the European Parliament calling on EU governments to raise awareness of the importance of vaccinations against disease. ]]> 3/20/2018 11:54:00 AM 27d0c708-ec9c-4f68-8c5e-9296835cd1d8/Brexit, EU budget, US steel tariffs, digital company taxation http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/brexit--eu-budget--us-steel-tariffs--digital-company-taxation/s/27d0c708-ec9c-4f68-8c5e-9296835cd1d8 Brexit, EU budget, US steel tariffs, digital company taxation During the European Parliament’s March plenary session, MEPs approved a Resolution on future EU-UK relations after Brexit and debated the EU’s post-2020 budget ahead of formal Commission proposals... ]]> 3/15/2018 11:17:00 AM 436a8bb2-5232-40c7-abe2-45b88a305363/Alain Lamassoure calls on the EU to ensure that digital companies pay taxes where the economic activity takes place http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/alain-lamassoure-calls-on-the-eu-to-ensure-that-digital-companies-pay-taxes-where-the-economic-activ/s/436a8bb2-5232-40c7-abe2-45b88a305363 Alain Lamassoure calls on the EU to ensure that digital companies pay taxes where the economic activity takes place Alain Lamassoure, EPP Group MEP and Rapporteur for the Common Corporate Tax Base Report voted on in plenary, says that the EU should define conditions so that digital companies pay taxes where the... ]]> 3/13/2018 1:37:00 PM 0826ab94-a439-4136-ac4d-162f1a9e0cfb/IMF US Tariffs / ECB / Ukraine http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-us-tariffs---ecb---ukraine/s/0826ab94-a439-4136-ac4d-162f1a9e0cfb IMF US Tariffs / ECB / Ukraine The IMF hopes that the US and its trading partners can avoid a trade war as the Trump Administration says it is preparing import tarrifs on steel and aluminum, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters... ]]> 3/8/2018 7:05:00 PM 8c50f536-d55d-484e-9b89-ab2200bd94f2/EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber: EU is ready to react on US market protectionism http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-chairman-manfred-weber--eu-is-ready-to-react-on-us-market-protectionism/s/8c50f536-d55d-484e-9b89-ab2200bd94f2 EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber: EU is ready to react on US market protectionism Manfred Weber, Chairman of the EPP Group, points out that Donald Trump is risking a trade conflict with the EU since he has announced to activate tariffs on EU steel and aluminium. The EU will do... ]]> 3/7/2018 2:25:00 PM 6ab0c1cd-20b5-4401-aa92-07a7de1cc8a9/Boosting the digital economy in the Western Balkans http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/boosting-the-digital-economy-in-the-western-balkans/s/6ab0c1cd-20b5-4401-aa92-07a7de1cc8a9 Boosting the digital economy in the Western Balkans At an EPP Group conference hosted by Andrey Kovatchev MEP and European Parliament Vice-President Lívia Járóka MEP, the European Commission will present digital economy proposals, including cutting... ]]> 3/6/2018 3:39:00 PM e50852f5-438e-4a2d-8cbe-58d836ecf76d/Boost innovation with updated laws, education and new funding http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/boost-innovation-with-updated-laws--education-and-new-funding/s/e50852f5-438e-4a2d-8cbe-58d836ecf76d Boost innovation with updated laws, education and new funding Europe can close its innovation gap with other parts of the world by establishing better conditions for innovation. This means enacting flexible legislation and codes of conduct that give... ]]> 3/5/2018 2:21:00 PM 780e867b-7c9a-4a4d-bb68-19b5b2a4c4bb/EPP Group backs a crisis-proof Euro on principles of Stability and Growth Pact http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-backs-a-crisis-proof-euro-on-principles-of-stability-and-growth-pact/s/780e867b-7c9a-4a4d-bb68-19b5b2a4c4bb EPP Group backs a crisis-proof Euro on principles of Stability and Growth Pact On February 28th 2018, the Members of the EPP Group adopted the Group 's Position Paper on the future of the Economic and Monetary Union. Our goal is to make sure the Euro is stable, stimulating... ]]> 3/1/2018 12:37:00 PM 4d9fab68-f918-4a89-b753-97249aad51fb/Avoid overregulation of AI, but ensure adequate protection http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/avoid-overregulation-of-ai--but-ensure-adequate-protection/s/4d9fab68-f918-4a89-b753-97249aad51fb Avoid overregulation of AI, but ensure adequate protection Europeans should be careful about over-regulating the growing use of artificial intelligence. AI can benefit medicine and other fields, but it can also be dangerous in generating fake news, says... ]]> 2/28/2018 12:16:00 PM ed385272-899a-4ed8-9948-246a5b7ad5f0/Improving waste management in the EU http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/improving-waste-management-in-the-eu/s/ed385272-899a-4ed8-9948-246a5b7ad5f0 Improving waste management in the EU The European Parliament’s Environment Committee has given its approval to new EU rules establishing legally binding targets for waste recycling and the reduction of landfilling with fixed... ]]> 2/27/2018 4:50:00 PM 35f96673-70e6-493d-8fcc-84df79398351/EU electricity market: more competition to the benefit of consumers http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/eu-electricity-market--more-competition-to-the-benefit-of-consumers/s/35f96673-70e6-493d-8fcc-84df79398351 EU electricity market: more competition to the benefit of consumers Krišjānis Kariņš, EPP Group MEP and Rapporteur of the Internal Market for Electricity Report voted today in the Industry Committee, says that removing market barriers and moving towards open... ]]> 2/21/2018 2:42:00 PM 481e5c0d-5314-4cb4-b261-ce1cd54e4e12/Boosting Europe’s defence capabilities http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/boosting-europe-s-defence-capabilities/s/481e5c0d-5314-4cb4-b261-ce1cd54e4e12 Boosting Europe’s defence capabilities The European Parliament is considering a proposal to set up an EU fund to help the defence industry across the EU develop defence capabilities to protect Europeans. EPP Group MEP Françoise... ]]> 2/21/2018 11:16:00 AM cb30ca43-f39c-4938-8b26-e4677d81b073/Time for tougher sanctions against Venezuela: Salafranca http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/time-for-tougher-sanctions-against-venezuela--salafranca/s/cb30ca43-f39c-4938-8b26-e4677d81b073 Time for tougher sanctions against Venezuela: Salafranca The European Parliament has voted for tougher sanctions against the Venezuelan regime as it prepares for early presidential elections seen as a sham. President Nicolás Maduro is running for... ]]> 2/21/2018 11:00:00 AM f0fd9782-eb10-4454-85bf-acf5ee7a5372/IMF Zimbabwe / Venezuela / India http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-zimbabwe---venezuela---india/s/f0fd9782-eb10-4454-85bf-acf5ee7a5372 IMF Zimbabwe / Venezuela / India The IMF stands ready to help Zimbabwe as it tackles severe economic and financial hardship, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters Thursday (February 15) in Washington. Zimbabwe has paid off its debt... ]]> 2/15/2018 6:46:00 PM 96a9d947-a748-4e70-bb06-9f2ed89af41e/Geo-blocking, future of Europe, future EU Parliament, V-P Czarnecki fired http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/geo-blocking--future-of-europe--future-eu-parliament--v-p-czarnecki-fired/s/96a9d947-a748-4e70-bb06-9f2ed89af41e Geo-blocking, future of Europe, future EU Parliament, V-P Czarnecki fired At its latest plenary, the European Parliament approved a limited ban on geo-blocking of cross-border online shopping within the EU, with a possible expansion after a two-year review. Ahead of... ]]> 2/8/2018 11:44:00 AM da20ff61-b6d7-4a56-bb75-82d64008ef48/Ending geo-blocking: win-win for all http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/ending-geo-blocking--win-win-for-all/s/da20ff61-b6d7-4a56-bb75-82d64008ef48 Ending geo-blocking: win-win for all The European Parliament has given its final approval to legislation that will bar online companies from blocking consumers based on nationality or location. The EPP Group’s Róża Thun, author of... ]]> 2/6/2018 12:47:00 PM fbdfd3d7-17f4-45be-b1bf-db2a6faf28ef/IMF News Briefing Ukraine / Sierra Leone http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-news-briefing-ukraine---sierra-leone/s/fbdfd3d7-17f4-45be-b1bf-db2a6faf28ef IMF News Briefing Ukraine / Sierra Leone The IMF looks forward to working with Ukraine authorities to address concerns over a draft law on establishing an anti-corruption court in line with its commitments under a bailout program,... ]]> 2/1/2018 5:52:00 PM 00ac2e18-7ca2-468f-8827-4479b9f8a9ca/EPP Group MEPs debate the Pan-European Personal Pension Product (PEPP) http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-meps-debate-the-pan-european-personal-pension-product--pepp-/s/00ac2e18-7ca2-468f-8827-4479b9f8a9ca EPP Group MEPs debate the Pan-European Personal Pension Product (PEPP) Europe’s population is ageing with people living longer and having fewer children. With less money coming into the state pension pot and greater demands on that same pot of money, there may well... ]]> 1/31/2018 5:33:00 PM 0dde4b9c-5c25-4ad9-adc6-abdb05a08dff/Emissions trading reform to fight climate change http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/emissions-trading-reform-to-fight-climate-change/s/0dde4b9c-5c25-4ad9-adc6-abdb05a08dff Emissions trading reform to fight climate change The European Parliament is set to give its final approval next month to a revamped Emissions Trading System. The EPP Group’s Ivo Belet, a member of the Environment Committee, says the ETS will... ]]> 1/29/2018 12:18:00 PM 1637a2f9-f584-404e-95bb-c787454ecef1/Revamped Europass to help Europeans train and work across the EU http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/revamped-europass-to-help-europeans-train-and-work-across-the-eu/s/1637a2f9-f584-404e-95bb-c787454ecef1 Revamped Europass to help Europeans train and work across the EU The European Parliament’s Education and Employment Committee has approved an agreement to revamp the Europass, a kind of online European Union CV, to help Europeans find jobs and get training in... ]]> 1/23/2018 4:11:00 PM 41a271d8-30de-480e-87a1-f9ca2f0a60ae/IMF Global Growth Outlook http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-global-growth-outlook/s/41a271d8-30de-480e-87a1-f9ca2f0a60ae IMF Global Growth Outlook The IMF is predicting an uptick in global growth in coming years, in part due to the impact of US tax cuts spurring investment and spending, the organization announced Monday. Global GDP growth... ]]> 1/22/2018 2:00:00 PM 7a965a93-a12f-4610-adc4-ce24506d22db/IMF Regular News Briefing http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-regular-news-briefing/s/7a965a93-a12f-4610-adc4-ce24506d22db IMF Regular News Briefing The International Monetary Fund (IMF) supports maintaining subsidies and economic measures that help the poor in Tunisia, meanwhile supporting economic reforms to boost growth and employment... ]]> 1/18/2018 8:00:00 PM 97fceaf7-4fd3-4d6b-8470-ab0cfa3b0e91/EPP Group Plenary Report: Future of Europe, Bulgaria’s EU Presidency, Russian disinformation, renewable energy http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-plenary-report--future-of-europe--bulgaria-s-eu-presidency--russian-disinformation--renewa/s/97fceaf7-4fd3-4d6b-8470-ab0cfa3b0e91 EPP Group Plenary Report: Future of Europe, Bulgaria’s EU Presidency, Russian disinformation, renewable energy At the European Parliament’s latest plenary, MEPs debated the Bulgarian EU Presidency’s priorities with Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boïko Borissov, and the future of Europe with Ireland’s Prime... ]]> 1/18/2018 2:24:00 PM a982e9e4-3a3c-4219-9bd2-0d16ba10425e/Seizing terror and criminal assets across EU http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/seizing-terror-and-criminal-assets-across-eu/s/a982e9e4-3a3c-4219-9bd2-0d16ba10425e Seizing terror and criminal assets across EU The European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee has approved legislation to block terrorists’ access to financing, sending the dossier to plenary next week. The EPP... ]]> 1/11/2018 4:53:00 PM 05b64386-f60a-47a3-be30-69b42f74b31e/IMF Weekly Briefing http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-weekly-briefing/s/05b64386-f60a-47a3-be30-69b42f74b31e IMF Weekly Briefing The IMF sees interest rate hikes by the US Federal Reserve as “on the right track,” Fund spokesman Bill Murray told reporters Thursday (December 14) in Washington. “We always look at risks. I mean... ]]> 12/14/2017 8:57:00 PM 4d52990b-896c-45cf-813d-7f78d48e6c0b/Brexit, Sakharov Prize, EU investment, Kebab ban defeated http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/brexit--sakharov-prize--eu-investment--kebab-ban-defeated/s/4d52990b-896c-45cf-813d-7f78d48e6c0b Brexit, Sakharov Prize, EU investment, Kebab ban defeated At its final plenary of 2017, the European Parliament approved a Resolution on the Brexit talks, backing the move to phase 2 but insisting on citizens’ rights and Irish border arrangements.... ]]> 12/14/2017 2:11:00 PM 5f4925dc-49a2-4dbf-adc4-ec4a27c517db/Kebab ban rejected, saving jobs, businesses http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/kebab-ban-rejected--saving-jobs--businesses/s/5f4925dc-49a2-4dbf-adc4-ec4a27c517db Kebab ban rejected, saving jobs, businesses The European Parliament has rejected a bid to outlaw phosphates in frozen kebab meat, pending a study in 2018 by the European Food Safety Agency. The EPP Group’s Renate Sommer argued that banning... ]]> 12/13/2017 1:50:00 PM 8e057e7c-e85d-4942-aa04-7be9c9fd3fcc/How is the situation in Syria in Nov. 2017 - Mahmoud El-Solh, Former ICARDA Director in Aleppo http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/food-culture-net/how-is-the-situation-in-syria-in-nov.-2017---mahmoud-el-solh--former-icarda-director-in-aleppo/s/8e057e7c-e85d-4942-aa04-7be9c9fd3fcc How is the situation in Syria in Nov. 2017 - Mahmoud El-Solh, Former ICARDA Director in Aleppo Berlin, November 2017: Aleppo is now a completely destroyed city. Dr. Mahmoud El-Solh, former director of ICARDA, about the situation in Syria and the restoration of agriculture. ]]> 12/7/2017 8:52:00 AM d66efe4e-519e-407c-814f-1e81352e375b/Common EU defence, economy, Erasmus http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/common-eu-defence--economy--erasmus/s/d66efe4e-519e-407c-814f-1e81352e375b Common EU defence, economy, Erasmus The 26 th European summit between EPP Group MEPs and MPs lent its support to the PESCO common defence initiative. They also discussed Brexit, improving Europe’s economy, and a reinforced Erasmus... ]]> 12/6/2017 10:45:00 AM 8e85727e-9f05-4299-bc02-3b4768f5157d/Ending geoblocking to boost digital single market http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/ending-geoblocking-to-boost-digital-single-market/s/8e85727e-9f05-4299-bc02-3b4768f5157d Ending geoblocking to boost digital single market The Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee has approved a Parliament/European Council/Commission agreement on legislation to ban geoblocking on digitally sold goods and services within... ]]> 12/5/2017 1:18:00 PM a8e34131-a3cb-46d8-a573-09888beaeb70/IMF Bi-Weekly Briefing http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-bi-weekly-briefing/s/a8e34131-a3cb-46d8-a573-09888beaeb70 IMF Bi-Weekly Briefing The IMF stands ready to help Zimbabwe restore growth and stability after the ousting of long-time president Robert Mugabe, Fund spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters Thursday (November 30) in... ]]> 11/30/2017 7:59:00 PM 88f7792c-99a8-4e26-ab5a-ff356078a15d/EU budget, development security, pro-taxpayer financial reform http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/eu-budget--development-security--pro-taxpayer-financial-reform/s/88f7792c-99a8-4e26-ab5a-ff356078a15d EU budget, development security, pro-taxpayer financial reform At the latest European Parliament plenary, MEPs approved the budget for 2018 that maintains funding for innovation, jobs, youth and Interrail for 18-year-olds. They green-lighted a €100m plan to... ]]> 11/30/2017 4:36:00 PM 40b65890-b063-4a79-a6a4-472d2814d91e/How to better secure soft targets; Anti-terror panel with Arnaud Danjean http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/how-to-better-secure-soft-targets--anti-terror-panel-with-arnaud-danjean/s/40b65890-b063-4a79-a6a4-472d2814d91e How to better secure soft targets; Anti-terror panel with Arnaud Danjean The European Parliament´s one-year special committee on anti-terrorism is examining a wide range of issues including financing, radicalisation, and securing soft targets. The panel´s spokesman for... ]]> 11/27/2017 11:39:00 AM a2780146-3457-4a22-ad07-5f0416d1e5bf/EU Civil Protection Mechanism to become mandatory http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/eu-civil-protection-mechanism-to-become-mandatory/s/a2780146-3457-4a22-ad07-5f0416d1e5bf EU Civil Protection Mechanism to become mandatory Spurred by deadly wildfires in Portugal and flooding in Eastern Europe, the European Commission is proposing to make the EU’s voluntary Civil Protection Mechanism mandatory. Paulo Rangel, an EPP... ]]> 11/23/2017 10:07:00 AM 9394e042-221e-4bc0-b8f0-1778bbddcbbb/Improving Contract Law for Digital Content and Copyright Law for Broadcasts in the EU http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/improving-contract-law-for-digital-content-and-copyright-law-for-broadcasts-in-the-eu/s/9394e042-221e-4bc0-b8f0-1778bbddcbbb Improving Contract Law for Digital Content and Copyright Law for Broadcasts in the EU In committee, MEPs have approved a new law creating an EU-wide standard set of contract rules for digital content provided by businesses to consumers. In committee, they also agreed to new rules... ]]> 11/21/2017 5:50:00 PM 54935a64-a9fc-4b61-a70b-fe0d38ad624d/Paradise papers - Rule of law in Malta and Poland - Left and right populism http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/paradise-papers---rule-of-law-in-malta-and-poland---left-and-right-populism/s/54935a64-a9fc-4b61-a70b-fe0d38ad624d Paradise papers - Rule of law in Malta and Poland - Left and right populism The EU will now push on with its efforts to tackle tax avoidance and to ensure all EU countries fully respect the rule of law. So that’s it for the November Strasbourg session. Find out more about... ]]> 11/16/2017 11:32:00 AM 9e151088-c687-432d-91f5-91f645d50833/Partners in Progress http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/partners-in-progress/s/9e151088-c687-432d-91f5-91f645d50833 Partners in Progress VO : Nothing could have prepared us for the chaos of the global recession of 2008—or Ireland’s swift decline. Aidan O’Hogan, Manager, Property Byte: As the market turned, mortgages began to show... ]]> 11/13/2017 10:47:00 PM af04afee-5c1b-4073-b1ac-e19a69edd7d1/IMF Regular News Briefing http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-regular-news-briefing/s/af04afee-5c1b-4073-b1ac-e19a69edd7d1 IMF Regular News Briefing The IMF supports maintaining subsidies and economic measures that help the poor in Jordan, spokesman Bill Murray told reporters Thursday (November 9) in Washington. The Fund supports measures by... ]]> 11/9/2017 9:20:00 PM f8ce4f26-e9ed-4eeb-8344-7949fdf483db/Young MEPs and MPs consider how to counter populism in Europe http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/young-meps-and-mps-consider-how-to-counter-populism-in-europe/s/f8ce4f26-e9ed-4eeb-8344-7949fdf483db Young MEPs and MPs consider how to counter populism in Europe A Young Parliament Members’ European Forum on 7 and 8 November brought together MEPs and MPs from across Europe. How to tackle the threat posed by extremist forces on the left and the right to... ]]> 11/9/2017 8:43:00 AM 85574f38-c1b2-47ec-94bb-c20b8ed5731f/Lessons from history: preventing the rise of undemocratic and extremist forces in our societies http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/lessons-from-history--preventing-the-rise-of-undemocratic-and-extremist-forces-in-our-societies/s/85574f38-c1b2-47ec-94bb-c20b8ed5731f Lessons from history: preventing the rise of undemocratic and extremist forces in our societies The House of European History hosted a debate on 7 November 2017 to mark 100 years since the Russian Revolution. At the time it looked like a hopeless putsch by a small group of ideological... ]]> 11/7/2017 5:49:00 PM d40d95f5-d1bb-4973-bbc0-dceaee396c5d/Giving Schengen databank muscle to secure borders http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/giving-schengen-databank-muscle-to-secure-borders/s/d40d95f5-d1bb-4973-bbc0-dceaee396c5d Giving Schengen databank muscle to secure borders The European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs approved reports on three pieces of legislation calling for greater access and use of the Schengen Information... ]]> 11/7/2017 9:36:00 AM 82c74d3b-b4d4-40cd-9f28-213811fb6920/Brexit, Turkey, Interrail tickets, EU border Entry-Exit System, posted workers http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/brexit--turkey--interrail-tickets--eu-border-entry-exit-system--posted-workers/s/82c74d3b-b4d4-40cd-9f28-213811fb6920 Brexit, Turkey, Interrail tickets, EU border Entry-Exit System, posted workers At the European Parliament’s latest plenary, following the latest round of Brexit talks, MEPs and EU officials discussed preparing for a ‘no deal’ scenario. MEPs backed EU Member States’ decision... ]]> 10/27/2017 8:07:00 AM 16cfa7aa-2717-4412-8ac8-3f4b971dc63d/Democratic Opposition of Venezuela awarded Sakharov Prize for human rights http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/democratic-opposition-of-venezuela-awarded-sakharov-prize-for-human-rights/s/16cfa7aa-2717-4412-8ac8-3f4b971dc63d Democratic Opposition of Venezuela awarded Sakharov Prize for human rights The Conference of Presidents of the European Parliament has decided to award this year’s Sakharov Prize to the Democratic Opposition of Venezuela and the political prisoners held in detention in... ]]> 10/26/2017 10:13:00 AM d5e4d971-0bd0-488c-9ba5-71bc1792c1e6/EPP Group seeks to improve EU rules for posted workers http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-seeks-to-improve-eu-rules-for-posted-workers/s/d5e4d971-0bd0-488c-9ba5-71bc1792c1e6 EPP Group seeks to improve EU rules for posted workers The European Commission has proposed a revised version of the Posting of Workers Directive. The aim is to improve EU rules for workers who are temporarily posted abroad. Elisabeth Morin-Chartier,... ]]> 10/24/2017 7:52:00 AM 48864c06-fb5d-41f4-ab3a-99ee35812606/Give young farmers a better chance to fight desertification http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/give-young-farmers-a-better-chance-to-fight-desertification/s/48864c06-fb5d-41f4-ab3a-99ee35812606 Give young farmers a better chance to fight desertification With a dramatically ageing farming population, Europe needs to provide more help for young farmers to become the future of agriculture. At the European Parliament, the EPP Group’s Fourth European... ]]> 10/19/2017 3:39:00 PM 597b2c9a-9710-4568-9971-69bfd8e8910c/Intra-ASEAN trade could exceed US$375 billion by 2025 http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/pricewaterhousecoopers-llp/intra-asean-trade-could-exceed-us-375-billion-by-2025/s/597b2c9a-9710-4568-9971-69bfd8e8910c Intra-ASEAN trade could exceed US$375 billion by 2025 In November, South East Asia will be at the front of the global economic stage, when both the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) meet.... ]]> 10/19/2017 1:16:00 PM f54b6df5-ee27-4a15-8133-dde83c794fc8/Improving the emergency services for EU citizens http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/improving-the-emergency-services-for-eu-citizens/s/f54b6df5-ee27-4a15-8133-dde83c794fc8 Improving the emergency services for EU citizens The EPP Group hosted a cross-party event in the European Parliament in Brussels at which MEPs met representatives from the emergency services from across the European Union. The aims of the event... ]]> 10/18/2017 3:29:00 PM 0f47f944-b8dd-4955-931b-ea4a32d8e497/IMF-Greece Meeting http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-greece-meeting/s/0f47f944-b8dd-4955-931b-ea4a32d8e497 IMF-Greece Meeting The Greek economy is on the road to recovery and welcomed partnership with the International Monetary Fund going forward, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said after meeting with IMF Managing... ]]> 10/17/2017 12:45:00 AM 28308bbe-0eaa-47c4-bdb7-06d608bbbe5e/IMFC Presser http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imfc-presser/s/28308bbe-0eaa-47c4-bdb7-06d608bbbe5e IMFC Presser The world’s financial leaders vowed to work together in a “window of opportunity” to promote the global recovery. The International Monetary Fund’s policymaking body met in Washington on Saturday... ]]> 10/14/2017 8:52:00 PM e14939c9-833f-4abb-81ab-3e67b7ec5020/IMF PHOTO - IMFC http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-photo---imfc/s/e14939c9-833f-4abb-81ab-3e67b7ec5020 IMF PHOTO - IMFC International Monetary and Financial Committee gathers in Washington for the IMF’s Annual Meetings. Leaders are looking to boost cooperation and communication to move the global economy to more... ]]> 10/14/2017 5:57:00 PM 6d0d46a9-fa64-4d0e-82a3-2fcffd0591b3/IMF PLENARY http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-plenary/s/6d0d46a9-fa64-4d0e-82a3-2fcffd0591b3 IMF PLENARY At the open of the 2017 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagare urged policymakers to adopt policies for inclusive growth.... ]]> 10/13/2017 7:06:00 PM 5a8ddb56-6902-4ada-a678-e0f802c8cfe3/IMF Asian Economies http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-asian-economies/s/5a8ddb56-6902-4ada-a678-e0f802c8cfe3 IMF Asian Economies (Washington, DC Friday 13 October 2017) IMF: Asia and Pacific Still Engine of Global Growth but Gap Closing Asia’s growth is forecast to be 5.6 percent in 2017 and 5.5 percent in 2018, maintaining... ]]> 10/13/2017 6:08:00 PM 06c30ad6-be0d-447e-90ae-ab6f2f687a57/G20 Finance Ministers Family Photo http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/g20-finance-ministers-family-photo/s/06c30ad6-be0d-447e-90ae-ab6f2f687a57 G20 Finance Ministers Family Photo G20 Finance Ministers held a meeting in Washington Thursday coinciding with the Annual Meetings of the World Bank and IMF. The G20 is currently hosted by Germany, while the next chair will be... ]]> 10/13/2017 3:26:00 AM 71f7158a-a56f-40f3-b91f-a6c3fe528f7b/IMF Lagarde Presser http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-lagarde-presser/s/71f7158a-a56f-40f3-b91f-a6c3fe528f7b IMF Lagarde Presser At a news conference to open the IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Thursday urged world leaders to reinforce a strengthening global recovery and seize an... ]]> 10/12/2017 7:04:00 PM 8d4cca62-bed9-4574-a18a-2a4d1a7ab554/Making online shopping easier with fair shipping prices http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/making-online-shopping-easier-with-fair-shipping-prices/s/8d4cca62-bed9-4574-a18a-2a4d1a7ab554 Making online shopping easier with fair shipping prices The European Parliament’s Transport Committee has approved legislation that would require more transparency and closer regulatory oversight of parcel delivery prices. The aim is to make shipping... ]]> 10/12/2017 2:51:00 PM aad85c4c-9b5a-45c4-8dd2-2d8ab3398750/IMF Future of Work http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-future-of-work/s/aad85c4c-9b5a-45c4-8dd2-2d8ab3398750 IMF Future of Work Experts gathered at the International Monetary Fund on Wednesday to try to predict the future of work in a rapidly changing world. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and a panel of business,... ]]> 10/11/2017 11:44:00 PM 134c4401-f88c-4009-9fc3-eebfa69fa00a/IMF Global Financial Stability Report http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-global-financial-stability-report/s/134c4401-f88c-4009-9fc3-eebfa69fa00a IMF Global Financial Stability Report Banks and capital markets continue to grow healthier a decade after the global financial crisis struck, but regulators and executives must not become complacent the IMF announced in the Global... ]]> 10/11/2017 5:40:00 PM 6c5b8543-32f2-420d-adc9-110597183362/IMF Fiscal Monitor Report http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-fiscal-monitor-report/s/6c5b8543-32f2-420d-adc9-110597183362 IMF Fiscal Monitor Report The IMF is offering a prescription of fiscal policies to promote inclusive growth and combat income inequality that remains despite a strengthening global economic recovery. While global... ]]> 10/11/2017 1:30:00 PM 00ea3274-cf80-485d-a76f-2277605a7c4e/IMF Global Financial Stability Report http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-global-financial-stability-report/s/00ea3274-cf80-485d-a76f-2277605a7c4e IMF Global Financial Stability Report Banks and capital markets continue to grow healthier a decade after the global financial crisis struck, but regulators and executives must not become complacent the IMF announced in the Global... ]]> 10/11/2017 12:00:00 PM 9e0cbafc-feae-4cab-8326-21d336606c04/IMF World Economic Outlook http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-world-economic-outlook/s/9e0cbafc-feae-4cab-8326-21d336606c04 IMF World Economic Outlook The IMF’s latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) finds that the global recovery is continuing at a faster pace, with growth marked up to 3.6 percent this year and 3.7 percent in 2018, driven by the... ]]> 10/10/2017 7:02:00 PM d95a3df2-23e7-43e8-9e97-dd9c6de7ccfd/IMF World Economic Outlook http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-world-economic-outlook/s/d95a3df2-23e7-43e8-9e97-dd9c6de7ccfd IMF World Economic Outlook Global growth is strengthening and is broad-based, but pockets of negative growth and concern over debt-levels mean that policy makers must not be complacent, the IMF announced in the latest World... ]]> 10/10/2017 1:01:00 PM 78b9c3df-6b78-4e95-b091-37c267bbf7ac/Post-disaster rebuilding with EU Solidarity Fund http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/post-disaster-rebuilding-with-eu-solidarity-fund/s/78b9c3df-6b78-4e95-b091-37c267bbf7ac Post-disaster rebuilding with EU Solidarity Fund The EU has just approved a record €1.2 billion from its Solidarity Fund to help rebuild quake-struck central Italy. On EPPTV’s monthly programme People First, MEP Giovanni La Via talks about how... ]]> 10/10/2017 9:07:00 AM ddcde05c-da96-4c55-a591-ea1638317271/Brexit, Catalonia, Cybersecurity, EU Fraudbusters http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/brexit--catalonia--cybersecurity--eu-fraudbusters/s/ddcde05c-da96-4c55-a591-ea1638317271 Brexit, Catalonia, Cybersecurity, EU Fraudbusters At its latest plenary session, the EPP Group backed the EU Brexit negotiators’ demand that the UK agrees on the divorce price tag before advancing to talks on trade and future relations. In the... ]]> 10/5/2017 11:29:00 AM 131eca5d-822a-48d1-a5b5-0eddef6cca37/IMF Economy Speech Harvard http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-economy-speech-harvard/s/131eca5d-822a-48d1-a5b5-0eddef6cca37 IMF Economy Speech Harvard The global economy is on an upswing, but now is not the time for complacency said IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde at Harvard on Thursday (October 5th). "We must not let a good recovery go... ]]> 10/5/2017 4:22:00 AM 2ec32418-aa18-4b34-81b9-d04eb3ad8f35/IMF Regular News Briefing http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-regular-news-briefing/s/2ec32418-aa18-4b34-81b9-d04eb3ad8f35 IMF Regular News Briefing The IMF supports US tax reform in principle, but is looking for details on the new proposal backed by the Trump Administration before passing judgement on its impact spokesman Bill Murray told... ]]> 9/28/2017 7:25:00 PM b3426a58-0eb7-4863-bbc4-6760163f2a14/EPP Group asks EU Member States to boost services sector http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-asks-eu-member-states-to-boost-services-sector/s/b3426a58-0eb7-4863-bbc4-6760163f2a14 EPP Group asks EU Member States to boost services sector The services sector accounts for as much as 2/3 of the European Union’s economy. But it’s underperforming because of barriers making it harder for businesses to set up or expand into other EU... ]]> 9/28/2017 11:55:00 AM 02e821ef-4ea5-497e-bf62-ae0064327d6d/In new Brexit talks, UK must clarify its goals http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/in-new-brexit-talks--uk-must-clarify-its-goals/s/02e821ef-4ea5-497e-bf62-ae0064327d6d In new Brexit talks, UK must clarify its goals In the latest round of Brexit talks in Brussels this week, the EPP Group says the UK must make concrete proposals. Group Chairman Manfred Weber says while UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s recent... ]]> 9/26/2017 3:18:00 PM b11f5f5c-ff1c-463c-8900-a0b79a27d453/EPP Group’s Manfred Weber optimistic of new pro-European German government http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-s-manfred-weber-optimistic-of-new-pro-european-german-government/s/b11f5f5c-ff1c-463c-8900-a0b79a27d453 EPP Group’s Manfred Weber optimistic of new pro-European German government After the latest German elections, EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber says he believes Chancellor Angela Merkel will be able to form a multi-party coalition that will support a strong European Union. ]]> 9/26/2017 2:54:00 PM de314ea8-01aa-41a2-addf-9bc5d73d8f29/IMF Bi-Weekly Briefing http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-bi-weekly-briefing/s/de314ea8-01aa-41a2-addf-9bc5d73d8f29 IMF Bi-Weekly Briefing The IMF is “saddened” by the terrible impact of Hurricane Irma on the Caribbean islands and Florida coast and stands ready to help recovery efforts, spokesman Gerry Rice said Thursday in... ]]> 9/14/2017 7:51:00 PM 94b6ae12-364d-4d2b-ba5a-c31cf4f0f70c/State of the Union, Fipronil scandal, Turkey, Venezuela http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/state-of-the-union--fipronil-scandal--turkey--venezuela/s/94b6ae12-364d-4d2b-ba5a-c31cf4f0f70c State of the Union, Fipronil scandal, Turkey, Venezuela At the European Parliament’s latest plenary, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker proposed plans to strengthen the EU27 as Brexit talks proceed. Parliament also debated action on the... ]]> 9/14/2017 10:43:00 AM c67e172b-286d-41af-9991-bd05815d30b4/Post-Brexit talks - future EU-UK ties - possibly in 2018, says Barnier http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/post-brexit-talks---future-eu-uk-ties---possibly-in-2018--says-barnier/s/c67e172b-286d-41af-9991-bd05815d30b4 Post-Brexit talks - future EU-UK ties - possibly in 2018, says Barnier With little progress in the Brexit talks, EU Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier says the second phase of negotiations focusing on a trade accord and other future ties may not begin until early next... ]]> 9/13/2017 2:49:00 PM aa61efa6-4832-445c-b5bc-444182dd9180/ECJ rejection of Hungary and Slovakia action against asylum seekers mandatory relocation is a positive signal http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/ecj-rejection-of-hungary-and-slovakia-action-against-asylum-seekers-mandatory-relocation-is-a-positi/s/aa61efa6-4832-445c-b5bc-444182dd9180 ECJ rejection of Hungary and Slovakia action against asylum seekers mandatory relocation is a positive signal Manfred Weber, EPP Group Chairman said in statement, that EU high court ruling against Hungary and Slovakia refusal to apply the provisional mandatory mechanism for relocation of asylum seekers is... ]]> 9/6/2017 12:20:00 PM d11dbd82-b80e-41c0-9fb1-4e5ef67233b4/MEPs discuss how to tackle contaminated eggs scandal http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/meps-discuss-how-to-tackle-contaminated-eggs-scandal/s/d11dbd82-b80e-41c0-9fb1-4e5ef67233b4 MEPs discuss how to tackle contaminated eggs scandal In August, contaminated eggs were found in over half of European Union countries. EU countries reacted by shutting down certain farms and removing contaminated eggs and egg products from... ]]> 8/31/2017 4:23:00 PM b2e674e1-0bc3-4c06-a38a-4505e9af03a3/Trade, Economic Growth and Inequality http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/trade--economic-growth-and-inequality/s/b2e674e1-0bc3-4c06-a38a-4505e9af03a3 Trade, Economic Growth and Inequality Though trade has helped drive economic growth, some countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have not capitalized on its benefits. A recent IMF study explores the relationship between trade,... ]]> 8/4/2017 3:52:00 PM a0e8d716-219e-4fd2-8e31-ad050178a77d/Prospects for regional trade integration http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/prospects-for-regional-trade-integration/s/a0e8d716-219e-4fd2-8e31-ad050178a77d Prospects for regional trade integration Latin America and the Caribbean has benefitted from global trade networks, but trade within the region is lower than most emerging markets. What can be done to boost regional integration? ]]> 8/4/2017 3:51:00 PM b2e545f2-98f7-4491-adc4-c93c4995af2a/Policies to support trade and exports http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/policies-to-support-trade-and-exports/s/b2e545f2-98f7-4491-adc4-c93c4995af2a Policies to support trade and exports ↵ The recent outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean remains weak. This has led to a renewed focus on the opportunity to leverage trade for growth. The right policies should be adopted to... ]]> 8/4/2017 3:50:00 PM 12cc0fd2-9e4d-4f59-92f9-a6a08937b310/IMF WEO Update http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-weo-update/s/12cc0fd2-9e4d-4f59-92f9-a6a08937b310 IMF WEO Update The world economy shows solid growth in the latest update to the IMF’s World Economic Outlook. 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