September 2017 - Annual inflation stable at 1.5% in the euro area - Up to 1.8% in the EU European Commission - EUROSTAT September 2017 - September 2017 - Brussels, 17 October 2017 Euro area annual inflation was 1.5% in September 2017, stable compared with August 2017. In September 2016 the rate was 0.4%. European Union annual inflation was 1.8% in September 2017, up from 1.7% in August 2017.
17 October: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty - Downward trend in the share of persons at risk of poverty or social exclusion in the EU - But still over 115 million people in this situation European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 16 October 2017 In 2016, 117.5 million people, or 23.4% of the population, in the European Union (EU)were at risk of poverty or social exclusion. This means that they were in at least one of the following three conditions: at-risk-of-poverty after social transfers (income poverty),...
August 2017 - Euro area international trade in goods surplus €16.1 bn - €5.1 bn deficit for EU28 European Commission - EUROSTAT August 2017 - August 2017 - Brussels, 16 October 2017 The first estimate for euro area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in August 2017 was €171.5 billion, an increase of 6.8% compared with August 2016 (€160.6 bn).
August 2017 compared with July 2017 - Industrial production up by 1.4% in euro area - Up by 1.7% in EU28 European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 12 October 2017 In August 2017 compared with July 2017, seasonally adjusted industrial production rose by 1.4% in the euro area (EA19) and by 1.7% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
Air passenger transport in the EU - Record number of air passengers carried at almost 1 billion in 2016 - 54.4 million more than in 2015 European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 11 October 2017 In 2016, 972.7 million passengers travelled by air in the European Union (EU), up by 5.9% compared with 2015 and by 29.1% compared with 2009. Over this period, air passenger transport has steadily risen in the EU.
Second quarter of 2017 compared with second quarter of 2016 - House prices up by 3.8% in the euro area - Up by 4.4% in the EU European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 11 October 2017 House prices, as measured by the House Price Index, rose by 3.8% in the euro area and by 4.4% in the EU in the second quarter of 2017 compared with the same quarter of the previous year.
Joint statement by President Jean-Claude Juncker and Prime Minister Theresa May European Commission - Statement Brussels, 16 October 2017 The following joint statement was issued by President Jean-Claude Juncker and Prime Minister Theresa May following their working dinner in Brussels on 16 October 2017: "The Prime Minister and the President of the European Commission had a broad, constructive exchange on current...
Statement by Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the deadly forest fires and storms in several Member States European Commission - Statement Brussels, 16 October 2017 "Today all our thoughts are with our citizens who are suffering from the devastating forest fires in Portugal and Spain and the storms affecting Ireland and the United Kingdom.
Press statement by Michel Barnier following the fifth round of Article 50 negotiations with the United Kingdom European Commission - Statement Brussels, 12 October 2017 Good afternoon to all of you. Ladies and gentlemen, dear David, Theresa May's Florence speech has given these negotiations much needed momentum. We worked constructively this week. We clarified certain points. But without making any great steps forward.
Joint Statement by Commissioner Günther H. Oettinger and Commissioner Věra Jourová on the Council's agreement to set up the European Public Prosecutor European Commission - Statement Brussels, 12 October 2017 We welcome today's agreement of the Council to set up the European Public Prosecutor's Office. With 20 Member States joining, we will have a strong, independent and efficient body to fight transnational crime against the EU budget and cross-border VAT fraud.