Lack of unilateral decisions creating barriers to travel
22 July 2021
Decisions taken in the EU are one of the main causes Global travel demand is...
Ireland holds the Presidency of the Council
of the European Union for the first half of 2013. This is the seventh occasion
on which Ireland has held
the Presidency and it occurs on the fortieth anniversary of Ireland's accession to the Union.The chair welcomed the speaker and
asked for a short roundtable. The speaker introduced himself and updated the
members on the main priorities of Ireland's presidency.
The overarching theme for the
presidency is recovery, stability and jobs.
In particular, the key priorities
Implementing the Single Market Act I&II and moving forward on the
International trade was also highlighted as a priority, in particular
concluding an FTA agreement with the US
but also with Japan, Singapore and Canada,
Jobs and growth are the key
priorities. In this area, the main focus will be on:
The youth unemployment package – youth guarantees
SMEs will be at the core of their
political agenda with the objective of:
improving access to credit and different financial instruments
reducing the burden of red tape
increase their competitiveness and entrepreneurship spirit with the new programme COSME and the
forthcoming action plan on entrepreneurship.
The Malta Chamber of SMEs represents over 7,000 members from over 90 different sectors which in their majority are either small or medium sized companies, and such issues like the one we're experiencing right now, it's important to be united. Malta Chamber of SMEs offers a number of different services tailored to its members' individual requirements' and necessities. These range from general services offered to all members to more individual & bespoke services catered for specific requirements.
A membership with Malta Chamber of SMEs will guarantee that you are constantly updated and informed with different opportunities which will directly benefit your business and help you grow. It also entails you to a number of services which in their majority are free of charge and offered exclusively to its members (in their majority all free of charge).