First estimate for August 2016 - EU28 current account surplus €13.5 bn - €11.0 bn surplus for trade in services European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 20 October 2016 The EU28 seasonally adjusted current account of the balance of payments recorded a surplus of €13.5 bn in August 2016, compared with surpluses of €11.3 bn in July 2016 and €8.2 bn in August 2015, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical...
Commission urges Member States to support proposals to strengthen European defences against unfair trade European - Press release Commission Brussels, 19 October 2016 Commission adopts Communication "Towards a robust trade policy for the EU in the interest of jobs and growth". The Commission today called upon Member States to support its efforts to provide the European Union with updated, strengthened and more robust trade...
The European Fiscal Board: Questions and Answers European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 19 October 2016 What is this Board and what will it do? Following the Five Presidents' Report on completing Europe's Economic and Monetary Union, the Commission decided last October to set up a European Fiscal Board as an independent advisory board on fiscal matters.
Daily News 19 / 10 / 2016 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 19 / 10 / 2016 Brussels, 19 October 2016 Commission urges Member States to support proposals to strengthen European defences against unfair trade The European Commission today called on Member States to support its efforts to provide the EU with updated, strengthened and...
August 2016 compared with July 2016 - Production in construction down by 0.9% in euro area - Down by 1.3% in EU28 European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 19 October 2016 In August 2016 compared with July 2016, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector decreased by 0.9% in the euro area (EA19) and by 1.3% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
20.10.2016: First European Statistics Day European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 19 October 2016 With the European Statistics Day the European statistical community "aims at raising awareness of European citizens to the importance and value of official statistics for our society", says Walter Radermacher, Director General of Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
Managing migration effectively: Commission reports on progress in the implementation of the Partnership Framework with third countries European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 October 2016 The Commission presents today its first progress Report on implementing the Partnership Frameworks with third countries: the EU's new approach to more effectively managing migration jointly with countries of origin and transit is starting to yield results.
Commission proposes first research partnership in the Mediterranean to increase food and water sustainability European - Press release Commission Brussels, 18 October 2016 Commission proposed first research partnership of its kind in the Mediterranean Area to develop much-needed novel solutions for sustainable water management and food production.
EU and Eastern Partners to step up cooperation on environment and climate action policies European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 October 2016 First ever Eastern Partnership formal ministerial meeting dedicated to Environment and Climate Action. The first ever Eastern Partnership (EaP) formal ministerial meeting on environment and climate change took place today in Luxembourg with the participation of Commissioners Karmenu Vella and Johannes...
EU and China discuss trade, investment, overcapacity and cooperation on state aid control at the 6th High-level Economic and Trade Dialogue European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 October 2016 The EU and China met in Brussels to discuss strengthening policy coordination, promoting sustainable growth and tackling overcapacity The EU and China held their 6th annual EU-China High-level Economic and Trade Dialogue (HED) in Brussels today.