The Western Balkan countries already have plans for bold and deep institutional reforms that will not only liberalize and deliver a boost to their economies, but will also, most importantly, significantly improve the level of freedom enjoyed by the people in the region.
Extremely disappointing is the performance of the FDP (3.4%,-7.6), even accounting for their landslide loss in the last years Bundestag election.
The results confirmed the predictions of Fidesz victory, saw a weakening of the still formidable extreme right and led to a restructuring of the Hungarian left. Unfortunately, no liberal MEPs were elected.
In Spain, the government-established expert group recommended a reduction of the corporate tax by 10%.
From the security standpoint, there are three important areas where disconnection from Russia and connection with Europe are of utmost importance.
German Eurosceptic party AfD has been delighted this week, as the German court annulled the 3% quorum necessary to be elected in the European Parliament elections.
The question is whether the new policies drive the banking sector closer to the market and market laws or, on the contrary, estrange it from them?
The analysis deals with various regulatory problems from five main areas – banking, interchange fees, energy, personal data protection and common agricultural policy.
Not even government subventions can help the sinking Peugeot, so the company has to be rescued by a Chinese partner.
Not so long ago, they were developing a plan to further restrict the movement of Romanians and Bulgarians, and today they themselves are limited by the Swiss decision.