Fourth quarter of 2016 - Annual growth in labour costs at 1.6% in euro area - At 1.7% in EU28 European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 20 March 2017 Hourly labour costs rose by 1.6% in the euro area (EA19) and by 1.7% in the EU28 in the fourth quarter of 2016, compared with the same quarter of the previous year. In the third quarter of 2016, hourly labour costs increased...
Fourth quarter of 2016 - Euro area job vacancy rate at 1.7% - EU28 rate at 1.8% European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 20 March 2017 The job vacancy rate in the euro area (EA19) was 1.7% in the fourth quarter of 2016, up from 1.6% recorded in both the previous quarter and the fourth quarter of 2015, according to figures published by Eurostat, the statistical office of...
Statement by European Commission President Juncker on the London attacks European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 22 March 2017 My thoughts are with London tonight, with the families of the victims, with the commuters travelling home, with the people across the country and the world trying to get in touch with their loved ones, with the emergency services working...
Statement by Commissioner Vestager on Commission proposal to make national competition authorities even more effective enforcers for the benefit of jobs and growth European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 22 March 2017 *Check against delivery* At 7h58 this morning, there was a minute's silence at Zaventem airport. At 9h11 there was also a minute's silence at Maalbeek metro station, less than 500 metres away from where we are right now.
Joint statement by Vice-President Andrus Ansip and Commissioner Vĕra Jourová on the dialogue on data protection and data flows with Japan European Commission - Statement Hanover, 20 March 2017 Today, Vice-President Andrus Ansip and Commissioner Vĕra Jourová, together with the Japanese delegation, launched at the CeBIT 2017 fair the dialogue on data protection and data flows with Japan, to further EU-Japan bilateral cooperation on the data economy.
Joint statement by Vice-President Katainen, Commissioner Hogan and Commissioner Vella on World Water Day European Commission - Statement Brussels, 21 March 2017 On World Water Day the European Commission promotes innovative water reuse, which is good for jobs, farms and the environment. On 22 March 2017, we celebrate World Water Day. We celebrate water.
Statement from President Juncker to mark the first anniversary of the attacks on 22 March 2016 European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 22 March 2017 One year on from the appalling attacks of 22 March 2016 which the whole of Europe mourned, the memory of the victims remains, and will forever remain, in our minds and in our hearts.