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Weekly digest - EU news for businesses 26/09/2018

Weekly digest - EU news for businesses

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The European Investment Bank (EIB) signs an agreement with DLL establishing more support for Dutch and Belgian SMEs and mid-cap companies. The credit facility of EUR 100 million enables Dutch and Belgian companies committed to sustainable and circular business to benefit from a lower interest rate. Through this facility from the EIB approximately 200 businesses will be able to benefit from a decreased interest rate. The interest discount is available for SME and mid-cap companies with less than 3,000 employees.

The European Investment Bank (EIB) approves financing of EUR 5 billion for innovation, renewables and housing. The EIB will support transformational projects across Europe, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East.

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European digital skills awards: are you an organisation or company promoting digitalskills in Europe? Apply for the European digital skills awards and present your idea during #ICT2018 in Vienna. Your story could inspire other people!


ESMA call for expression of interests for the Group of economic Advisers (GEA). GEA is an expert stakeholder group for the European Securities and Markets Authority's (ESMA) Committee for Economic and Market Analysis.

EU policies for better business

European Court of Auditors publishes background paper on EU competition policy enforcement. Background papers provide information on ongoing audit tasks and are designed as a source of information for those interested in the policy and/or programmes being audited.

Updated on 26 September 2018