Trade: Commission imposes provisional safeguard measures on imports of steel products European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 July 2018 Today the European Commission is announcing provisional safeguard measures concerning imports of a number of steel products. These measures will address the diversion of steel from other countries to the EU market as a result of the recently imposed US tariffs.
Visa Liberalisation: Commission confirms Kosovo fulfils all required benchmarks European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 July 2018 . Today, the Commission has confirmed that Kosovo has met the 2 outstanding visa liberalisation requirements on the ratification of the border demarcation agreement with Montenegro and a strenghtened track record in the fight against crime and corruption, thus fulfilling all...
Juncker Plan exceeds original €315 billion investment target European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 July 2018 The European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) has mobilised €335 billion in additional investment across the EU since July 2015. The Juncker Plan has made a clear impact on the EU economy and revolutionised the way innovation is financed in Europe.
Daily News 18 / 07 / 2018 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 18 / 07 / 2018 Brussels, 18 July 2018 Le plan Juncker dépasse son objectif initial de 315 milliards d'euros d'investissements La Commission européenne et le groupe de la Banque européenne d'investissement (BEI) ont tenu leur engagement de mobiliser 315 milliards d'euros d'investissements...
Erklärung von Präsident Jean-Claude Juncker bei der gemeinsamen Pressekonferenz mit Werner Hoyer, Präsident der Europäischen Investitionsbank anlässlich des Erreichens des EFSI-Investitionsziels von 315 Milliarden Euro Europäische Kommission - Rede - [Es gilt das gesprochene Wort] Brüssel, 18. Juli 2018 Meine sehr verehrten Damen und Herren, ich bin froh Sie in guter Form und in Vorurlaubslaune hier im Pressesaal begrüßen zu können. Ich begrüße besonders herzlich den Präsidenten der Europäischen Investitionsbank, Herrn Werner Hoyer, und auch...
June 2018 - Annual inflation up to 2.0% in the euro area - Stable at 2.0% in the EU European Commission - EUROSTAT June 2018 - June 2018 - Brussels, 18 July 2018 Euro area annual inflation rate was 2.0% in June 2018, up from 1.9% in May 2018. A year earlier, the rate was 1.3%. European Union annual inflation was 2.0% in June 2018, stable compared with May 2018.
May 2018 compared with April 2018 - Production in construction up by 0.3% in euro area - Up by 1.2% in EU28 European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 18 July 2018 In May 2018 compared with April 2018, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 0.3% in the euro area (EA19) and by 1.2% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
Statement by Commissioner Vestager on Commission decision to fine Google €4.34 billion for illegal practices regarding Android mobile devices to strengthen dominance of Google's search engine European Commission - Statement Brussels, 18 July 2018 "Please check against delivery" Today, the Commission has decided to fine Google 4.34 billion euros for breaching EU antitrust rules. Google has engaged in illegal practices to cement its dominant market position in internet search.
The European Commission and EU consumer authorities publish final assessment of dialogue with Volkswagen European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 July 2018 Today the European Commission and national consumer authorities in the EU have published their conclusions on the 8.5 million car recalls made in the Union by the Volkswagen group after the "dieselgate" scandal.
EU and Japan sign Economic Partnership Agreement European Commission - Press release Tokyo, 17 July 2018 At the EU-Japan summit in Tokyo, Presidents Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, signed today the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).
EU-Japan Summit: a landmark moment for trade and cooperation European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 July 2018 The 25th EU-Japan Summit took place on 17 July in Tokyo. At the summit, leaders signed two landmark agreements, the Strategic Partnership Agreement and the Economic Partnership Agreement, which will significantly boost bilateral relations.
The European Union and Japan agreed to create the world's largest area of safe data flows European Commission - Press release Tokyo, 17 July 2018 The EU and Japan successfully concluded today their talks on reciprocal adequacy. They agreed to recognise each other's data protection systems as 'equivalent', which will allow data to flow safely between the EU and Japan.
International community strengthens support for Somalia's plans for stability and development European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 July 2018 Somalia will benefit from renewed international support, both politically and financially, as the country implements key reforms to overcome years of conflict and secure a better future for the Somali people.
Questions & Answers on the Japan adequacy decision European Commission - Fact Sheet Tokyo, 17 July 2018 Q&A What is an adequacy decision? An adequacy decision is a decision taken by the European Commission establishing that a third country provides a comparable level of protection of personal data to that in the European Union, through its domestic law...
EU Support for Somalia European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 17 July 2018 Political relations The EU, together with Somali authorities and international key partners, is engaged in Somalia through an integrated approach based on active diplomacy, support for political change, improving security, development assistance and humanitarian aid.
Daily News 17 / 07 / 2018 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 17 / 07 / 2018 Brussels, 17 July 2018 EU-Japan Summit: a landmark moment for trade and cooperation At the 25th EU-Japan Summit, which took place in Tokyo today, two landmark agreements – the Strategic Partnership Agreement and the Economic Partnership Agreement –...
Statement by President Jean-Claude Juncker at the joint press conference with Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, and Mr Shinzō Abe, Prime Minister of Japan at the EU-Japan Summit European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Tokyo, 17 July 2018 Prime Minister Abe, Dear Shinzō, I would like to start by offering once again my deepest condolences to all those who lost loved ones in the tragic floods and landslides in Western Japan.
Smarter, greener, more inclusive? - How is the European Union progressing towards its Europe 2020 targets? - EU mostly on track. Research & development and poverty alleviation lagging behind European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 17 July 2018 The Europe 2020 strategy, adopted by the European Council in June 2010, is the European Union's agenda for jobs and growth for the current decade. As a main objective, the strategy strives to deliver high levels of employment, productivity and social cohesion...
Statement by Vice-President for the Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič following the trilateral ministerial talks with Russia and Ukraine on the long-term transit of gas to Europe European Commission - Statement Berlin, 17 July 2018 Today following the trilateral ministerial talks with Russia and Ukraine on the long-term transit of gas to Europe, Vice-President for the Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič said: "This has been a long but a productive day.
Joint Statement by Haruhi Kumazawa, Commissioner of the Personal Information Protection Commission of Japan and Věra Jourová, Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality of the European Commission European Commission - Statement Tokyo, 17 July 2018 Commissioner of the Personal Information Protection Commission of Japan, Haruhi Kumazawa, and Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, Věra Jourová, today successfully concluded discussions to recognise each other's personal data protection systems as equivalent.