Second estimate for the first quarter of 2014 EU28 current account surplus €25.4 bn €45.9 bn surplus for trade in services 18 July 2014 The EU281 seasonally adjusted external current account2 recorded a surplus of €25.4 billion (0.8% of GDP) in the first quarter of 2014, down from a surplus of €32.7 bn (1.0% of GDP) in the fourth quarter of 2013 and from a surplus of €32.9 bn (1.0% of...
Statement by President Barroso following the meeting withBrazil's President Dilma Rousseff European Commission Brussels, 18 July 2014 Statement Today President Barroso met the President of Brazil Dilma Rousseff, in Alvorada Palace in Brasilia. At the end of the meeting, President Barroso stated that "the European Union (EU) and Brazil are building, since 2007, a solid strategic partnership based on an intense...
Vice-President Kallas convenes EU aviation crisis cell to ensure full coordination European Commission Statement Brussels, 18 July 2014 Vice-President Kallas has made the following statement today: "I would like to say again that we are all deeply shocked by the crash of the Malaysian Airlines plane in Ukraine, with the tragic loss of so many lives.
New EU Justice Commissioner: Martine Reicherts takes up office in the European Commission European Commission Statement Brussels, 18 July 2014 Following the election of Viviane Reding to the European Parliament, I have been called upon by the Luxembourgish government to serve as EU Commissioner for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship, in the College of the European Commission.
Paris Tramway: EIB finances the extension of the T3 line (EUR 128m) PRESS RELEASE Luxembourg, Paris, 17 July 2014 Paris Paris On 17 July 2014, a EUR 128m finance contract was signed by Mr Julien Bargeton, Deputy Mayor of Paris with responsibility for finance, semi-public companies, public procurement and concessions, and Philippe de Fontaine Vive, Vice-President of the European Investment Bank (EIB), in...
Commissioner Füle to visit Georgia to announce new support for trade, private sector development and justice reform European Commission Press release Brussels, 17 July 2014 Štefan Füle, European Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy, will visit Georgia tomorrow to participate in the Parliamentary hearing on the ratification of the Association Agreement and Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (AA/DCFTA).
EU and Ecuador conclude negotiations for trade and development agreement European Commission Press release Brussels, 17 July 2014 Today EU and Ecuadorian negotiators sealed a deal in Brussels that will allow Ecuador to join its Andean neighbours Peru and Colombia in their trade agreement with the EU.
EU countries are dismantling barriers to the European Single Market European Commission Press release Brussels, 17 July 2014 Since last summer, EU countries have stepped up their efforts to make it easier to live, work or do business in another EU country, according to the latest edition of the Single Market Scoreboard released by the European Commission today.
Saving Pompeii with EU Regional Funds: Commissioner Hahn signs Action Plan with Italy to preserve 'jewel of European cultural heritage' European Commission Press release Brussels, 17 July 2014 Today, EU Commissioner for Regional Policy, Johannes Hahn, is travelling to Pompeii - the world famous archaeological site, to sign an "Action Plan" with the Italian authorities to accelerate work on the EU's major project to preserve the site.
Commission encourages re-use of public sector data European Press release Brussels, 17 July 2014 Commission @EC_opendata #PSI #opendata Today, the European Commission is publishing guidelines to help Member States benefit from the revised Directive on the re-use of public sector information (PSI Directive).