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.
According to the report of the EU Intellectual Property Office, on average every EU citizen loses the equivalent of EUR116 per year due to the sale of counterfeit products. The total losses in 13 industries in the EU reach EUR60bn.
According to Engel's law, as the household income increases, the share of income spent on food decreases. In Poland, this share has stabilized at a relatively high level in recent years despite rising household incomes.
Estonian energy company, Eesti Energia takes over renewable energy developer Nelja Energia. The value of the transaction is EUR289m. The Baltic States’ electricity systems will be connected to the Continental European Network (CEN) via Poland by 2025.