UK COMPANIES RELOCATION PLANS POST BREXIT

Germany is the preferred destination for operations moving from the UK, followed by the Netherlands, France, Italy and Spain. A second cluster of countries in Central and Eastern Europe are also favored by UK companies looking for alternative locations.

Financial Sector

ABOUT FIPRA

Current Accounts

NEWS AGENCIES IN EU MEMBER STATES

  1. Austria: Austria Press Agency (Austria Presse Agentur), APA is the national news agency and the leading information provider in Austria. It is owned by Austrian newspapers and the national broadcaster ORF
  2. Belgium: Belga (Belgian news agency)

ABOUT BURSON MARSTELLER

Current Accounts

BRUSSELS LOBBYING EXPENDITURES

Alphabetical Listing

G20 FINAL DECLARATION

Sharing the Benefits of Globalisation

Prospering Global Economy

THE IMPORTANCE OF US COMPANIES IN BELGIUM

  1. 900 majority-owned US groups active in Belgium directly employ 140 000 employees which represents 4.3% of the total private sector employment in the country.
  2. The US Top 50- the largest US companies in Belgium directly employ 85 000 people
  3. US companies based in Belgium generate over € 100 billion in annual sales

RUSSIAN INTEREST REPRESENTATION IN THE EU

Russian lobbying has passed through different stages in its evolution since the collapse of the Soviet Union. In 1991-1993, the system dominated by state structures transformed into one dominated by private actors. When oil prices were low and the Russian economy was in transition, it was mostly about investment consulting and attracting financial support. Then in the mid- 1990s and mid-2000s, the “golden age” of private Russian lobbying arrived, with dozens of entities pursuing their interests abroad, fighting anti-dumping investigations and trying to lift trade barriers.

EU AND JAPAN SEAL FTA

The European Union and Japan  have sealed a broad agreement on free trade in a deal they hailed as a sign of their joint efforts to promote an open economy.

The agreement was achieved after the two sides resolved thorny issues on tariffs on sensitive products such as Japanese automobiles and European wine and cheese. They will seek to reach a final agreement by the end of this year.

CANADA’S NEW AMBASSADOR FOR CLIMATE CHANGE

Strong action is needed now more than ever to tackle climate change, protect our environment and generate the long-term economic development that will grow the middle class and support a sustainable, clean growth economy.

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