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Newsletters | 28 October 2022
ECTA ROADSHOW ON THE FUTURE OF ELECTRIC TRUCKING IN EUROPE
CLECAT joined the European Clean Trucking Alliance (ECTA) roadshow, which took place at Autoworld in Brussels on 27 October. The event was organised by ECTA to showcase the future of electric trucking in Europe. ECTA membership (shippers and logistics service providers and their associations committed to zero-emission road freight transport), discussed with policymakers, truck manufacturers and charging infrastructure providers the challenges and opportunities of the decarbonisation of the road transport sector.
Newsletters | 28 October 2022
CLECAT AND EEA CALL ON MEPS TO SECURE A FAIR CBAM IN TRILOGUES
On 27 October, CLECAT and the European Express Association (EEA) issued a joint statement to MEPs participating in the inter-institutional negotiations on CBAM, calling for a careful consideration of the consequences of the instrument with respect to the multistakeholder setting on which it is founded. In particular, the EEA and CLECAT stressed the importance of avoiding the creation of disproportionate responsibilities and liabilities for European customs representatives.
Newsletters | 28 October 2022
LOGISTICS FOR EUROPE FORUM: TOWARDS MORE RESILIENT AND COMPETITIVE SUPPLY CHAINS
CLECAT, ESC and ELA are pleased to invite you to the Logistics for Europe event taking place on the 23rd of November 2022 at the Residence Palace in Brussels. The 2022 Logistics for Europe event brings industry representatives from freight forwarding, shippers and the logistics sector, as well as European law makers, together in a constructive dialogue on the challenges European industry is being faced with. The event will address the growing pressure on trade to keep cargo moving in a sustainable and efficient way at times of the energy crisis. In addition, the event will discuss the changes that have occurred in the container shipping market in recent years, and how changes to the competition rules can restore trust and confidence in the container shipping industry, which is vital to the European business and consumers Confirmed speakers include Steven Pope, Group Head Trade Facilitation (Go Trade) at Deutsche Post DHL Group, Koen De Leus, Chief Economist, BNP Paribas Fortis, Danielle Tap, Director of Partner Programs, Digital Container Shipping Association, DCSA, Steven Gudde, Director Impact and Labour market, Olympia, Alessandro Pitto, Managing Director at Casasco & Nardi, Szymon Oscislowski, Deputy Head of Unit, DG MOVE, Olaf Merk, ITF, Henrik Morch, Director of Services, DG COMP and others. For further details and registration see the CLECAT website
Newsletters | 21 October 2022
CLECAT Newsletter 2022/32
News | 21 October 2022
CLECAT Newsletter 2022/32
Newsletters | 21 October 2022
MEPS CALL FOR ENHANCED CYBERSECURITY AND PROTECTION OF EU INFRASTRUCTURE
In a plenary debate with Commission Vice-President Schinas which took place on 18 October, Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) called for more EU ambition in cybersecurity and in protecting critical infrastructure.
Newsletters | 21 October 2022
COUNCIL AGREES TO STRENGTHEN THE SECURITY OF ICT SUPPLY CHAINS
In response to cyber-attacks and a series of threats to information and communication technologies (ICT) supply chains, Member States on 17 October approved Council conclusions contributing to enhanced security of the EU’s ICT assets. The call for action was driven by the current geopolitical circumstances, the damaging nature of supply chain attacks and the ever-increasing dependence of society on digital technologies. The call aims at strengthening ICT supply chain security, and is also a first step to address threats of unwanted strategic dependencies in ICT supply chains.
Newsletters | 21 October 2022
€24.3 MILLION AUSTRIAN MEASURE TO SUPPORT RAIL FREIGHT OPERATORS AFFECTED BY THE COVID-19
On 19 October, the European Commission approved a €24.3 million Austrian scheme to support the rail freight sector in the context of the coronavirus pandemic. This measure prolongs an existing aid scheme for the provision of rail freight services that was initially approved by the Commission in July 2012 and subsequently prolonged and amended several times, most recently in May 2022.
Newsletters | 21 October 2022
EC FEASIBILITY STUDY TO BETTER CONNECT UKRAINIAN & MOLDOVAN RAILWAY NETWORKS WITH EU
On 21 October, the European Commission together with the European Investment Bank (EIB) launched a feasibility study to assess how to better connect the Ukrainian and Moldovan railway networks with the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T). This study should function as a key step in preparing for better EU–Ukraine and Moldova connectivity after the war.
Newsletters | 21 October 2022
BREXIT RESULTS IN SIGNIFICANT DECLINE IN EU-UK TRADE
On 20 October, the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) published its report ‘How has Brexit changed EU-UK trade flows?’, which estimates how Brexit has affected goods trade between the EU and the UK. Using product-level trade flows between the EU and all other countries in the world as a comparison group, the report finds that Brexit has caused UK-EU trade flows to fall by 16%, while EU-UK trade has dropped 20%.