The European Commission wants the United States to remove a passage on tax breaks for electric car buyers from a bill. The benefits only apply if a certain proportion of the battery parts come from the USA. The Daily EU administration believes that this puts products from outside the US at a disadvantage and insists on bringing the law into line with the rules of the World Trade Organization.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has been very progressive about cryptocurrencies for quite some time. The United States government body believes that the growth of crypto-assets is a positive development that should be encouraged. Instead, regulation in the US is very counterproductive. A former CFTC executive thinks Europe can even outperform the US in regulation.
The party leaders of the government coalition in Ireland have reached an agreement on reducing nitrogen emissions from the agricultural sector. Irish farmers are asked to reduce emissions by 25 percent by 2030. A number of compensatory measures are taken into account.
Aldi will sell more than 1,500 tonnes of Bord Bia Quality Assured strawberries grown in Ireland this year in its 146 Irish stores, representing a 15% increase over 2020. Sunglow Nurseries, based in Rush, supplies the Irish strawberries to Aldi.
The Irish subsidiary of leasing company China Development Bank Financial Leasing Co., Limited (CDB Leasing) will house two A320neo type Airbus with 174 seats each via a sale and lease back construction with Jazeera Airways in September 2022.
In 1996, the European Commission allowed the protection of feta for the first time. That protection was then successfully challenged by Denmark, Germany and France. Those European countries argue that feta has also been made outside Greece since the 30s.
Ireland’s area of organic farmland has increased by 35% over the past two years. Agriculture Minister Charlie McConalogue explained that an additional 12,000 hectares were organically cultivated in 2021. This figure is expected to increase by another 17,000 hectares, taking into account those who applied this year to switch to organic cultivation.
Ireland is making military personnel available to take on security duties at Dublin Airport. As elsewhere in Europe, the Irish airport also suffers from a shortage of staff, which increases waiting times for travellers. The army is now jumping in.