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Euro area unemployment rate at 11.5% - EU28 at 10.2% Choose translations of the previous link 

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29/08/2014

Employment and social rights, Statistics

The euro area (EA18) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 11.5% in July 2014, stable compared with June 2014, but down from 11.9% in July 2013. The EU28 unemployment rate was 10.2% in July 2014, also stable compared with June 2014, but down from 10.9% in July 2013.

 

August 2014: Business and Consumer surveysChoose translations of the previous link 

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28/08/2014

Business, Economy, finance, tax and competition, Statistics

In August the Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) fell in the euro area (by 1.5 points to 100.6) and the EU (by 1.2 points at 104.6). The Business Climate Indicator (BCI) for the euro area remained broadly flat (at +0.16) compared to July (+0.17).

 
 

Special coverage

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EU sanctions against Russia over Ukraine crisis

In response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and deliberate destabilisation of a neighbouring sovereign country, the EU has imposed restrictive measures against the Russian Federation.

 
The economic crisis – The EU’s response

The economic crisis – The EU’s response

The European Union has been responding to the global economic crisis through actions on different levels.

 
Multiannual financial framework 2014-2020

Multiannual financial framework 2014-2020

The multiannual financial framework (MFF, formerly ‘financial perspectives’) is a spending plan that translates the EU priorities into financial terms.

 
Europe 2020 – Europe's growth strategy

Europe 2020 – Europe's growth strategy

The strategy should ensure that Europe’s high quality of life, underpinned by its unique social model, is sustained and further enhanced.

 
EU Enlargement – State of play

EU Enlargement – State of play

EU Enlargement – State of play

 
Croatia joins the EU

Croatia joins the EU

On the 1 July 2013, Croatia became the 28th member of the EU.

 
 

Latest press releases and statements

Daily News of 2014-08-29Choose translations of the previous link 

European Commission | 29/08/2014 12:08

“The herring dispute between the EU and the Faroe Islands is over”Choose translations of the previous link 

Agriculture, fisheries and food, External relations and foreign affairs, European Commission | 29/08/2014 12:00

CALENDRIER du 1 au 7 septembre 2014Choose translations of the previous link 

European Commission | 29/08/2014 12:00

Commissioner Piebalgs calls for a stronger partnership with Small Islands Developing StatesChoose translations of the previous link 

External relations and foreign affairs, European Commission | 29/08/2014 12:00

Crisis in Iraq: The European Union's humanitarian responseChoose translations of the previous link 

External relations and foreign affairs, European Commission | 29/08/2014 12:00

European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with Hungary on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020Choose translations of the previous link 

Agriculture, fisheries and food, Employment and social rights, European Commission | 29/08/2014 12:00

Flash estimate - August 2014 Euro area annual inflation down to 0.3%Choose translations of the previous link 

Statistics, Eurostat - Statistical Office | 29/08/2014 11:35

July 2014 Euro area unemployment rate at 11.5% EU28 at 10.2%Choose translations of the previous link 

Statistics, Eurostat - Statistical Office | 29/08/2014 11:00

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Institutional affairs, European Parliament | 29/08/2014 09:00

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RECORDED Informal meeting of the Ministers of European affairs, Milan

29/08/2014 11:40

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LIVE Informal meeting of the Ministers of European affairs, Milan

29/08/2014 11:20

Press conference by Sandro GOZI, Italian State Secretary for European Affairs, and Maroš ŠEFČOVIČ, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Inter-Institutional Relations and Administration

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LIVE Informal meeting of the Ministers of European affairs, Milan

29/08/2014 11:20

Press conference by Sandro GOZI, Italian State Secretary for European Affairs, and Maroš ŠEFČOVIČ, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Inter-Institutional Relations and Administration

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LIVE Informal meeting of the Ministers of European affairs, Milan

29/08/2014 11:20

Press conference by Sandro GOZI, Italian State Secretary for European Affairs, and Maroš ŠEFČOVIČ, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Inter-Institutional Relations and Administration

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29/08/2014 11:12

Günther OETTINGER, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Energy to hold talks with Alexander NOVAK, Russian Energy Minister in Moscow: extracts from the joint press conference

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29/08/2014 11:10

Günther OETTINGER, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Energy to hold talks with Alexander NOVAK, Russian Energy Minister in Moscow: roundtable

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LIVE Günther Oettinger hold talks with the Russian Energy Minister in Moscow

29/08/2014 10:32

Joint press conference by Günther OETTINGER, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Energy and Alexander NOVAK, Russian Energy Minister

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29/08/2014 07:07

Western Balkans Conference in Berlin: extracts from the press conference by Angela MERKEL, German Chancellor, Edi RAMA, Prime Minister of Albania, and José Manuel BARROSO, President of the EC

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29/08/2014 07:04

Western Balkans Conference in Berlin: roundtable- group photo

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29/08/2014 07:03

Western Balkans Conference in Berlin: arrival and handshake between José Manuel BARROSO, President of the EC, and Angela MERKEL, German Chancellor

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29/08/2014 07:00

Situation in Ukraine, Iraq, Gaza Strip and Libya: extracts from the doorstep by Elmar BROK (EPP, DE), Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee ahead of the meeting of the EU Foreign Ministers in Milan (29/08) and the EU Summit (30/08)

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29/08/2014

Informal meeting of the Ministers of European affairs, Milan: extracts from the press conference by Sandro GOZI, Italian State Secretary for European Affairs, and Maroš ŠEFČOVIČ, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Inter-Institutional Relations and Administration

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EC Midday press briefing of 28/07/2014

28/08/2014 12:39

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EC Midday press briefing of 28/07/2014

28/08/2014 12:36

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