EU competition policy and sectoral challenges European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Joaquin ALMUNIA Vice President of the European Commission responsible for Competition policy 41st Annual Conference on International Antitrust Law and Policy Fordham, New-York, 12 September 2014 Introduction Ladies and Gentlemen: It is a pleasure for me to be part, once again, of Fordham’s competition conference...
Second quarter of 2014 compared with first quarter of 2014 Employment up by 0.2% in euro area and by 0.3% in the EU28 +0.4% and +0.7% respectively compared with the second quarter of 2013 12 September 2014 Announcement This News Release is the last News Release on employment based on the ESA95 methodology. Please see the enclosed annex for further details. The number of persons employed1 increased by 0.2% in the euro area2 (EA18) and by 0.3% in the EU282 in the second quarter...
July 2014 compared with June 2014 Industrial production up by 1.0% in euro area Up by 0.7% in EU28 12 September 2014 In July 2014 compared with June 2014, seasonally adjusted industrial production1 rose by 1.0% in the euro area2 (EA18) and by 0.7% in the EU282, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
Joint Ministerial Statement on the Implementation of the EU-Ukraine AA/DCFTA European Commission Statement Brussels, 12 September 2014 Today's meeting has been a follow-up to the trilateral ministerial meeting on 11 July 2014 in Brussels and the meeting at the highest political level that took place in Minsk on 26 August 2014.
Mergers: Commission approves merger between Hapag Lloyd and CSAV in container liner shipping sector, subject to conditions European Commission Press release Brussels, 11 September 2014 The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed merger between Hapag Lloyd, a German shipping company with worldwide activities, and rival Compañia Sud Americana de Vapores S.A. ("CSAV") of Chile.