October 2016 compared with September 2016- Volume of retail trade up by 1.1% in euro area- Up by 1.2% in EU28 European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 5 December 2016 In October 2016 compared with September 2016, the seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade rose by 1.1% in the euro area (EA19) and by 1.2% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
Statement by Commissioner Vestager on decision to fine Crédit Agricole, HSBC and JPMorgan Chase € 485 million for euro interest rate derivatives cartel European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 7 December 2016 *Check against delivery* Today, the Commission has decided to fine three banks a total of over €485 million for their participation in what has become known as the EURIBOR cartel. The three banks are Crédit Agricole, HSBC and JPMorgan Chase.
Systematic checks of EU citizens at external borders agreed by European Parliament and Council European Commission - Statement Brussels, 5 December 2016 The European Commission welcomes the agreement reached today by the European Parliament and the Council on the Commission's proposal to introduce mandatory systematic checks of all travellers, including EU citizens, against relevant databases when crossing the EU's external borders.
Joint EU-U.S. press statement following the EU-U.S. Justice and Home Affairs Ministerial meeting European Commission - Statement Washington, 5 December 2016 On 5 December 2016, the U.S.-EU Ministerial Meeting on Justice and Home Affairs occurred in Washington, D.C. The meeting reaffirmed the strong and historical bonds between the United States and the European Union, and the commitment to continue working closely together in...