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European Investment Bank puts €3.7bn on the table to help businesses - 03/12/2021 - Eric Apim

EU. The European Investment Bank approves €3.7 billion in new financing to support the private sector in the face of the pandemic, improve the energy transition and transport.

The European Commission proposes 530 M€ for emergency measures against Covid-19 - 03/11/2021 - Eric Apim

EU. EU. The European Commission is proposing to release an envelope of nearly 530 M€ to support emergency measures against the coronavirus. Three Mediterranean countries in the process of accession will be able to benefit from it.
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"DarESS will spearhead the SSE in Tunisia" - 03/11/2021 - Interview by Frédéric Dubessy

Sonia Benyahia, director of ProgRESS Tunisia, matrix of a future national center of resources of the social and solidarity economy, and Rodérick Égal, president of iesMed, Mediterranean platform of accompaniment to the SSE, draw up, exclusively for, the panorama of the SSE in Tunisia. They reveal their projects in this country, while they are preparing to inaugurate in Tunis, DarESS, the house of the SSE.

The European Parliament lifts the immunity of the former President of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont - 03/09/2021 - Eric Apim

SPAIN. Carles Puigdemont is no longer protected by his European parliamentary immunity. It has just been lifted by the European Parliament.

"The Mediterranean is a small region on the world map where the heaviest challenges are piled up" - 03/04/2021 - Interview by Frédéric Dubessy

MEDITERRANEAN. Bernard Valéro is retiring after a rich career at the Quai d'Orsay, consul, ambassador and director general of Avitem (Agency for Sustainable Mediterranean Cities and Territories) in Marseille for his last position. The sixty-six-year-old diplomat comments, unvarnished and exclusively on, on the highlights of his professional life confronted with the ups and downs of the Mediterranean region.

The fall of the Lebanese Pound, mirror of an exsanguinated economy - 03/03/2021 - Frédéric Dubessy

LEBANON. While their country has been without a government for the past six months, the Lebanese are seeing their economy sink further and further, as is their currency, which now trades on the parallel market at £10,000 to $1.
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Turkey will be the largest sovereign issuer of commercial debt in 2021 in the EMEA region - 03/02/2021 - Eric Apim

EMEA. S&P Global Ratings estimates that global government borrowing is expected to be $12.6 trillion in 2021. version française

Israel will vaccinate Palestinians with work permits against Covid-19 - 03/01/2021 - Eric Apim

ISRAEL / PALESTINE. The Israeli authorities will vaccinate Palestinians holding a work permit for Israeli territory or West Bank settlements. version française

European Court of Auditors audits the 64,000 investment funds domiciled in the EU - 02/26/2021 - Eric Apim

EU. The European Court of Auditors is launching an audit to "assess the progress made by the EU in establishing a single market for investment funds". version française

France is the world leader in anti-competitive repression, with €1.8 billion in fines in 2020 - 02/23/2021 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. According to the "Global antitrust enforcement" report published by Allen & Overy, France imposed nearly €1.8 billion in financial sanctions on companies found guilty of anti-competitive measures in 2020.
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Algerian president dissolves parliament and reshuffles government - 02/19/2021 - Eric Apim

ALGERIA. In a speech to the nation, Abdelmadjid Tebboune took back control after three months in hospital by announcing the dissolution of the National People's Assembly, a government reshuffle and the release of several dozen prisoners of conscience.
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Turkey obtains a new reprieve from the EU and avoids the black list of tax havens - 02/18/2021 - Eric Apim

TURKEY / EU. Once again, and despite a deadline set on December 31, 2020 a year ago to regularize the sharing of tax data, Turkey escapes its placement on the European black list of tax havens. version française

Mario Draghi goes to Italy's bedside and promises radical remedies - 02/17/2021 - Frédéric Dubessy

ITALY. Having achieved the union of the left and the extreme right in his new government, Mario Draghi should have no difficulty in gaining the confidence of the two Italian assemblies. version française
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