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Climate Policy Priorities for the Next European Commission

Climate Policy Priorities for the Next European Commission

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The European Roundtable on Climate Change and Sustainable Transition (ERCST) and EconPol Europe are pleased to invite you to the launch of their report on “Climate Change Policy Priorities in the Next EU Political Cycle”. This initiative is designed to identify and examine core issues and provide recommendations for EU Institutions in the development and implementation of climate change policies post-2024 EU elections.

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Impact of Sanctions against Russia

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Russia is circumventing sanctions to obtain Western goods primarily via the CIS countries in Central Asia and Turkey, according to a study by the ifo Institute on trade data for sanctioned goods. The study examined goods that are critical to the Russian economy or important for the military industry, such as vehicles and ball and roller bearings.

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EconPol Newsletter

EconPol Newsletter: The Future of European Defense

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The first EconPol Newsletter of 2024 has just been published. This issue features a two Policy Reports on European defense spending in 2024 and the impact of sanctions on the Russian economy as well as a recently published Policy Brief on the supply chain strategies of German firms. We also report from our Breakfast Discussion on Geoeconomics at the Munich Security Conference 2024.

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Reconfiguration of Supply Chains of German Firms

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Even after the coronavirus pandemic, German manufacturing is continuing to restructure its supply chains in order to reduce the risk of production losses. Companies are focused primarily on diversification. 58 percent have broadened their supply chains and found new suppliers in the past year. One in three companies is also planning to expand its supplier base further. Last year, 45 percent of manufacturing companies also made increased use of warehousing.

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