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New Global Scheme for Aviation Emissions

Air Cargo

On September 27, 2016, 191 aviation authorities met at the 39th Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in Montreal, Canada, to conclude a global emission scheme for the aviation industry.

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Chance for Super Trucks in Germany

Inland Transport

Eco-Kombi’s, longer and heavier vehicles, are currently not allowed in Germany. There is, however, a chance that by the end of this year, after a test with these vehicles and a positive review by the minister, Germany’s position on Eco-Kombi’s will change.

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Feedback Needed on EU Mercosur Trade Negotiations

European Commission

In April 2016 the EU and Mercosur decided to start trade negotiations. In order to gain insights into the areas in which further progress is possible in the Customs and Trade Facilitation chapter with Mercosur, the EU would like to receive input from the industry and companies.

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UK Wants Special Access to Single Market

European Commission

Although the UK expressed that it would not accept free movement of European workers after the Brexit, it wants to maintain access to the single market. It would thereby create a unique position of the UK in Europe.

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IRU: Additional Security Measures Calais Necessary

calais

Since the intensity of the crisis around Calais increased, the construction on a four meter high wall began this month. However, according to the International Road Transport Union (IRU) such an action is insufficient. In its letter to Prime Minister Manuel Valls, IRU stresses the necessity for additional security measures around Calais.

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