trAde • competition
Trade • Competition European Competitiveness Report 2010 The 2010 edition of the European Competitiveness Report includes a review of the EU’s overall competitiveness performance, looking at the possible implications of the economic downturn for productivity, followed by four in-depth analyses on a number of key developments that may have a significant impact on competitiveness: the changing pattern of trade in intermediate products and EU manufacturing supply chains; foreign corporate R & D and innovation activities in the EU; European competitiveness in key enabling technologies; and innovation and competitiveness of the creative industries in the EU.
Available only in English (EN)
2011 — 219 pp. — 21 × 29.7 cm ISBN 978-92-79-17620-3 Cat. No: NB-AK-10-001-EN-C Price (excluding VAT): €12
Doing business with the European Commission Tips for potential contractors
The European Commission is the executive arm of the European Union: it administrates the EU budget and supervises the implementation of common policies.
To carry out its tasks, the European Commission needs a wide array of goods and services, ranging from consultancy on policies and legislation, to courier services, office equipment and maintenance of premises. Some 9 000 contracts are awarded each year through public procurement procedures. This may be a business opportunity for your company!
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Available in 22 official languages of the EU
2009 — 16 pp. — 21 × 21 cm ISBN 978-92-79-13796-9 Cat. No: KV-81-08-537-EN-C FREE