Global ABC: Buildings play critical role in recovery plans
In a recent report, the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction explains that, at EU level, expenditures in buildings represent more than 10% of the national recovery plans which were submitted under the Recovery and Resilience Facility. EU countries which are spending the most on buildings are Romania, Bulgaria, Italy and Portugal with buildings-related expenditures exceeding 1.5% of 2020 GDP.
International Procurement Instrument: Political Discussions Speeding Up
According to the Rapporteur, the goal is to have a vote in the responsible Committee by the end of November and the “trilogue” meetings are expected to start immediately after. FIEC will be following these developments closely.
Machinery Products Regulation – FIEC presents the users’ point of view
FIEC also proposes a full alternative approach to the concept of “high-risk machinery” in Annex I and several amendments to the essential health and safety requirements (EHSR) in Annex III.
FIEC calls the Members of the European Parliament (i.e. IMCO Committee) to adequately take into account the point of view of the users in this complex issue.