Euro area job vacancy rate stable at 1.7% - 16 September 2014 Second quarter of 2014 EU28 stable at 1.6% The job vacancy rate1 in the euro area2 (EA18) was 1.7% in the second quarter of 2014, unchanged compared to the previous quarter, but up from 1.5% in the second quarter of 2013, according to figures published by...
Annual growth in labour costs up to 1.2% in both euro area and EU28 - 16 September 2014 Second quarter of 2014 Hourly labour costs1 rose by 1.2% in both the euro area2 (EA18) and the EU282 in the second quarter of 2014, compared with the same quarter of the previous year. In the first quarter of 20143, hourly labour costs increased by 0.6%...
Commissioner Malmström welcomes IOM investigation on tragedies at sea and calls for more efforts to fight smuggler networks European Commission Statement Brussels, 16 September 2014 "I deeply deplore the loss of lives outside the Libyan and Maltese coasts last week, my thoughts go out to the friends and families of the victims. I welcome the work of the International Organization for Migration, contributing to shedding light over this...
Joint statement by José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, and Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, on the ratification of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement European Commission Statement Brussels, 16 September 2014 We welcome the simultaneous ratification of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement in the Verkhovna Rada and in the European Parliament today as an important step in Ukraine's political association and economic integration with the European Union.
EU leads an international demarche against whaling by Iceland European Commission MEMO Brussels, 15 September 2014 The EU, its 28 Member States and the governments of the United States, Australia, Brazil, Israel, New Zealand, Mexico and Monaco, today declared their opposition to the fact that the Icelandic government still permits commercial whaling, in particular the hunting of fin whales...
Daily News of 2014-09-15 MEX 14 / 15.09 DAILY NEWS 15 / 09 / 14 Visit by President of the Philippines Benigno Aquino III Today, 15 September, President Barroso receives the President of the Philippines Benigno Aquino III for a bilateral meeting here in the Berlaymont building of the European Commission.
Remarks by President Barroso following his meeting with President Benigno Aquino III of the Philippines European Commission [Check Against Delivery] José Manuel Durão Barroso President of the European Commission Press point Brussels, 15 September 2014 Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen, First let me welcome President Aquino on his historical visit to Brussels.
"European Banking Union in the making" European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Jyrki KATAINEN Vice-President of the European Commission and member of the Commission responsible for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro Euro 50 Conference Lisbon, 15 September 2014 Good morning ladies and gentlemen.
Euro area international trade in goods surplus €21.2 bn - 15 September 2014 July 2014 €1.7 bn surplus for EU28 The first estimate for the euro area1 (EA18) trade in goods balance with the rest of the world in July 2014 gave a €21.2 billion surplus, compared with +€18.0 bn in July 2013.
President Barroso's call with President Putin European Commission Statement Brussels, 15 September 2014 President Barroso spoke with President Putin by phone today following the trilateral talks of last Friday on the Association Agreement and the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area. Both Presidents marked their agreement with the joint conclusions reached in the Trilateral talks.