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DIHK Survey: High Energy Costs Obstacle for German Competitiveness

A recent poll by the German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (DIHK) among 1,400 industrial companies and their service providers (industrienahe Serviceunternehmen) concerning their level of satisfaction with the work of the government showed that energy safety and energy prices rank high on the agenda.

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DIHK Demands to Use Leeway in EU Greenhouse Gas Emission Trading Directive for Exemption of Small Installations

On Friday, the German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (DIHK) called on the government to use the leeway given in Directive 2009/29/EC concerning greenhouse gas emission allowance trading scheme of the Community with respect to the exclusion of small installations.

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Opposition Against Raising EU 2020 C02 Emission Reduction Target to 30%

The German and the French Ministers of Economic Affairs as well as the German trade associations BDI and DIHK are opposed to EU Commission plans to unilaterally raise the EU’s 2020 emission reduction target for CO2 emissions from 20% to 30%, write Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) and Handelsblatt. Continue reading ‘Opposition Against Raising EU 2020 C02 Emission Reduction Target to 30%’