Belgian SME Inverto lives off innovation and research. But without advance funding none of its ideas would get off the ground. With commercial credit scarce the EU is making SME access to public funding much easier.
The EU has drafted business safeguards to salvage the Iran nuclear deal, including prohibiting firms from complying with US sanctions and sending money to Iran's central bank. Experts doubt such efforts will be enough.
The EU's new proposed budget includes cuts to farming subsidies, big spending for border patrol, a huge increase for research, a massive boost for young people and even allows wayward member states to be cut off.
EU-Israel business ties have never been stronger. And while Brussels’ support for the Palestinian Authority means the political realm is fraught with often very old complications, business prospects look very healthy.
In his first speech before the European Parliament, France's Emmanuel Macron called for energetic changes and open debate with EU citizens. Macron also decried the bickering among EU politicians as a "fool's game."
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