login
login

Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12257

18 May 2019
Contents Publication in full By article 1 / 32
ECONOMY - FINANCE - BUSINESS
TAXATION: Romania takes three legislative texts on excise duties hostage
Brussels, 17/05/2019 (Agence Europe)

A plume of smoke goes up at the EU Council on excise duties. On Friday 17 May, European Finance Ministers once again failed to reach political agreement ('general approach') on the three legislative texts on the table (see EUROPE B12124A12). Romania, which currently holds the Presidency of the EU Council, blocked their adoption because it failed to get the exemption it wanted on its 'homemade' alcohol. 

An agreement at the meeting on the Directive on the harmonisation of the structures of...

Please log in with username and password

Contents

ECONOMY - FINANCE - BUSINESS
SECURITY - DEFENCE
INSTITUTIONAL
EXTERNAL ACTION
SECTORAL POLICIES
SOCIAL - EDUCATION - CULTURE - YOUTH - SPORT
COUNCIL OF EUROPE
NEWS BRIEFS
The B-word: Agence Europe’s newsletter on Brexit
CALENDAR
CALENDAR EXTRA