One of the key issues in the economic debate across the world, and in particular in the developed countries, is the inadequate funding of retirement pensions. However, the fact that this problem is much more serious in the case of women has been overlooked.
According to the new guidelines of the European Commission, the share of recycled municipal waste will increase to 65 per cent. The EC announced that the EU will become a global leader in waste management and processing of recyclable materials.
The market risk for the European banking sector–associated with growing volatility, potential liquidity shortages and the possibility of drops in asset prices–increased at the turn of the year and is currently at a high level.
According to the economists at the Bruegel Institute, the future EU budget, including new tasks in the area of security, migration and protection of external borders, requires greater funding and changes in the structure of assistance programs.
The average price per hectare of arable land in the European Union varies from as little as EUR 1,165 to as much as EUR108,000. Land is the cheapest in Bulgaria, in south of Sofia, and the most expensive is near Genoa, Italy.
The volume and value of M&A deals targeting companies in Central and Southeast Europe in Q1’18 fell to 1,823, valued at USD24,789m, after deal making failed to sustain the growth recorded in Q4’17, when 2,253 deals worth USD38,932m were noted.