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Top 100 Most Valuable Brands in 2018

According to Forbes, the world’s 100 most valuable brands are worth a staggering $2.15 trillion. While that singular number is impressive, the publication’s 2018 rankings of global brands can be further broken down in other ways that are also quite intriguing. Let’s take a look at brands by individual brand value,

Trade War: EU reacts to US steel and aluminium tariffs

he European Commission adopted the regulation putting in place the EU's rebalancing measures in response to the US tariffs on steel and aluminium. The measures will immediately target a list of products worth €2.8 billion and came into effect on Friday 22 June 2018. The list of US imports that will

11th EU-Montenegro Accession Conference: Ch. 17 opened

he eleventh meeting of the Accession Conference with Montenegro at Ministerial level was held in Luxembourg to open negotiations on Chapter 17 - Economic and monetary policy. The European Union delegation was led by Ms Ekaterina Zaharieva , Minister of Foreign Affairs, on behalf of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council

What is GDPR? – A Modern Data Protection Law Explained

imed at strengthening citizens’ rights uniformly while reducing burdens for companies and public entities, the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies fully as of 25 May 2018. The long-awaited (and often feared) law is part of a reform package adopted in 2016 to foster trust in a digital age.

Priorities for the future of the WB6 – Western Balkans Six

estern Balkan Six (WB6) comprise Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia, Kosovo* and Republic of Macedonia, with a total population of about 18 million and a GDP of approximately €80 billion. While the region had seen above EU average growth rates of 5.3% in the early 2000s, today these economies show

Top 10 – Richest Countries in the World

According to market research company New World Wealth, the world has accumulated $215 trillion in private wealth, a 12% increase over the last year. Incredibly, the vast majority of this wealth – about 73.5% – is held by just 10 countries: Rank Country Wealth (USD Trillions) Change (2007-2017), % #1 United States $62.6 20% #2 China $24.8 198% #3 Japan $19.5 22% #4 United Kingdom $9.9 -2% #5 Germany $9.7 0% #6 India $8.2 160% #7 France $6.6 -11% #8 Canada $6.4 25% #9 Australia $6.1 83% #10 Italy $4.3 -19% Over the last decade, China

Montenegro: Economic indicators and trade with the EU

he first EU-Western Balkans Summit in a decade and a half takes place in Sofia in May 2018, under the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council. That is just one indicator of the EU's renewed engagement with the six countries of the region, with the Commission's February 2018 enlargement strategy reaffirming

A Timelapse of Dubai’s growth

ubai’s transformation from a fishing village to a global real estate hub has been nothing short of remarkable. From having the world’s tallest building to man-made islands in the shape of a world map, the UAE.’s most populous city has never shied away from ambitious construction projects. Beautiful morning 😁 #fog

European Union: Spring 2018 Economic Forecast

Growth rates for the EU and the euro area beat expectations in 2017 to reach a 10-year high at 2.4%. Growth is set to remain strong in 2018 and ease only slightly in 2019, with growth of 2.3% and 2.0% respectively in both the EU and the euro area. rivate consumption

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