Daily News 16 / 01 / 2017 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 16 / 01 / 2017 Brussels, 16 January 2017 Le marché américain s'ouvre de nouveau au bœuf français: déclaration des Commissaires Cecilia Malmström, Vytenis Andriukaitis et Phil Hogan Les Etats-Unis ont annoncé la levée de l'embargo sur les importations de viande bovine en...
November 2016- Euro area international trade in goods surplus €25.9 bn- €6.9 bn surplus for EU28 European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 16 January 2017 The first estimate for euro area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in November 2016 was €184.2 billion, an increase of 6% compared with November 2015 (€173.8 bn).
European Commission adopts Opinions on the updated Draft Budgetary Plans of Spain and Lithuania - Press release European Commission Brussels, 17 January 2017 Spain, currently in the corrective arm, considered broadly compliant with the Stability and Growth Pact in 2017; Lithuania, in the preventive arm, deemed at risk of non-compliance pending the assessment of requested flexibility.
EU and US publish TTIP state of play assessment European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 January 2017 Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström and United States Trade Representative Michael Froman have today published a joint assessment of the progress made in the negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) since negotiations started in July 2013.
Daily News 17 / 01 / 2017 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 17 / 01 / 2017 Brussels, 17 January 2017 Mario Monti presents recommendations on the future financing of the EU Today, Mario Monti presents to the College of Commissioners the conclusions on the future financing of the EU, drawn up by an independent...
International Trade in Services- EU surplus down in 2015 for a second consecutive year- The USA, by far the main partner for both exports and imports European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 17 January 2017 The European Union (EU) surplus in trade in services fell in 2015 for the second year in a row. It stood at €145.9 bn, compared with €170.4 bn in 2014 and a peak of €177.7 bn in 2013.
Daily News 18 / 01 / 2017 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 18 / 01 / 2017 Brussels, 18 January 2017 Investment Plan for Europe: Agreements unlock over EUR 1 billion in loans for SMEs The European Investment Fund (EIF) has signed agreements in France and Austria that will unlock over EUR 1 billion worth...
Discours du Président Juncker à l'occasion de la présentation du programme de la présidence maltaise du Conseil de l'Union européenne Commission européenne - Discours - [Seul le texte prononcé fait foi] Discours Discours Strasbourg, le 18 janvier 2017 Monsieur le Président, Mesdames et Messieurs les députés, Je voudrais d'abord, Monsieur le Président, vous féliciter chaleureusement d'avoir été porté à la tête de cette assemblée.
Statement by Commissioner Avramopoulos during his visit to Lesvos, Greece European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Lesvos, 18 January 2017 I am in Lesvos today to pass a very important message: that we all, Greeks, Europeans, have a humanitarian imperative to alleviate the situation here on the islands, for the migrants as well as for the inhabitants of...
November 2016 compared with October 2016- Production in construction up by 0.4% in both euro area and EU28 European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 18 January 2017 In November 2016 compared with October 2016, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 0.4% in both the euro area (EA19) and the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
December 2016-Annual inflation up to 1.1% in the euro area-Up to 1.2% in the EU European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 18 January 2017 Euro area annual inflation was 1.1% in December 2016, up from 0.6% in November. In December 2015 the rate was 0.2%. European Union annual inflation was 1.2% in December 2016, up from 0.6% in November. A year earlier the rate was 0.2%.
Security Union: Commission reports on the implementation of the EU-US TFTP and PNR Agreements European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 January 2017 Today, the Commission is presenting two implementation reports on the EU-US Terrorist Finance Tracking Programme (TFTP) Agreement and EU-US Passenger Name Records (PNR) Agreement.
EU signs €65 million grant with Zambia to improve access to energy European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 January 2017 EU signs €65 million grant with Zambia to improve access to energy This programme is expected to provide access to reliable, clean and affordable electricity services to at least 63,000 households, or about 300,000 people, to social and public infrastructure and...
Antitrust: Commission welcomes steps taken by Amazon/Audible and Apple to improve competition in audiobook distribution European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 January 2017 The European Commission welcomes an agreement to end all exclusivity obligations concerning audiobook supply and distribution between Amazon's subsidiary Audible and Apple. This step is likely to improve competition in downloadable audiobook distribution in Europe.
Car rental companies improve treatment of consumers, thanks to EU-wide enforcement European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 January 2017 Did you ever book a car online and find out you had to pay more when you get to the rental desk? Did you ever book a car online and find out you had to pay more when you get to...
EU boosts emergency assistance in Africa's Lake Chad region European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 January 2017 The European Commission has announced additional humanitarian aid of €40 million to help the populations in the Lake Chad basin. The crisis in the region is escalating and humanitarian needs are growing rapidly.
Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of Morpho Detection by Smiths, subject to conditions European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 January 2017 The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of Morpho Detection, the threat detection equipment business of Safran of France, by Smiths of the UK.
Daily News 19 / 01 / 2017 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 19 / 01 / 2017 Brussels, 19 January 2017 EU stands in full solidarity with Italy following earthquakes Following the earthquakes that tragically struck central Italy, President Juncker issued a statement recalling the EU's full solidarity to offer the Commission's full support at...
Speech by President Juncker at the Annual Reception of the Academy of European Law (ERA) European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Speech Brussels, 19 January 2017 President Santer, Léiwe Jacques, Dr Heusel, Ladies and Gentlemen, And for many of you – dear friends, Let me start by wishing the Academy a very happy Silver Jubilee Year.
Third quarter of 2016 compared with third quarter of 2015- House prices up by 3.4% in the euro area- Up by 4.3% in the EU European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 19 January 2017 House prices, as measured by the House Price Index, rose by 3.4% in the euro area and by 4.3% in the EU in the third quarter of 2016 compared with the same quarter of the previous year.