Latest in Tag: European Highlight

Latest in Tag: European

European automotive market experiencing huge suffering in 4 year

The sales of European cars declined to their lowest pace in four years last month due to lower purchasing power and tax changes in Britain. Bloomberg News Agency reported that some companies, including Volkswagen and Ford, lost their share in the European market to Fiat Chrysler and NF automobiles, which attract customers with their distinctive …

Mohamed Ramadan

Japan wants to attract European visitors

The nuclear disaster of 2011 plunged Japan’s tourism industry into crisis. That seems to be over now. For the first time, the number of tourists visiting Japan exceeds the number of Japanese visiting other countries.

Deutsche Welle

Eastern EU countries complain about pipeline deal

Ten eastern European governments have sent a letter of complaint to the European Commission that called for a summit-level debate on Russia’s plans to extend its infrastructure for gas supplies to Germany. Since a group of western European companies signed an agreement with Gazprom in September on expanding the company’s Nord Stream pipeline to Germany, …

Deutsche Welle

Opinion: KMW-Nexter merger creates European arms giant

The German tank manufacturer Krauss-Maffei Wegmann has merged with its French competitor Nexter. DW’s Sven Pöhle fears that the alliance could weaken German guidelines on arms exports. Last November, Frank Haun, CEO of German tank manufacturer Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW), openly complained about being treated like a mistress. “Everyone needs what we have to offer, but …

Deutsche Welle

Europe and those Arabs (5 of 5): The EU as a post-colonialist bank

Some of us might consider the acquittal of Mubarak, the failure of state-building in Libya, the civil war in Syria, the sectarian war in Yemen, or the international silence and approval of crushing protesters in Bahrain the death of the so-called Arab Spring. We might also say Lucky Tunisia, the only survivor of such a …

Maher Hamoud

James Moran, Head of the EU Delegation in Egypt

Towards a new European neighbourhood policy

By James Moran, Head of the EU Delegation in Egypt Given our historical ties, the common challenges we face and the opportunities for the future, the EU’s partnership with Egypt is more important than ever. Over the past ten years, relations have been conducted primarily within the framework of the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP), which …

Daily News Egypt

Government begins debt swap negotiations with European countries worth $1b

By Islam Zayed A high-ranking source at the Ministry of Finance (MOF) revealed that the government is working on several projects regarding relief of public debt, reduction of budget’s deficit and reforming the Egyptian economy, all in parallel. The Foreign Relations Department at the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation (MPIC) continues to negotiate the …

Daily News Egypt

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