Statement by Commissioner Vestager welcoming Luxembourg's decision to provide all information requested on tax rulings and patent boxes European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 18 December 2014 "I am very pleased that the Luxembourg government has today announced they will fully comply with the Commission's requests for information on its tax rulings practice and patent box scheme.
Commission welcomes political agreement reached by European Parliament and Council on capping inter-bank fees for card-based payments European - Statement Commission Strasbourg, 17 December 2014 The European Commission welcomes the political agreement reached today by the European Parliament and the Council on the Commission proposal for a Regulation on Interchange Fees for Card-based Payment Transactions.
Statement by Vice-President Kristalina Georgieva, following the adoption of the 2015 EU budget and amending budgets for 2014 European Commission - Statement Statement Statement 17 December 2014 "This was a very important decision taken by the Parliament, which provides the resources that are so needed in our economies, so we can fund the competitiveness of Europe, provide jobs to our people, and help families that are in need...
Statement of Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos at EP Plenary session debate on 'Renewing the EU Internal Security Strategy' European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Strasbourg, 16 December 2014 [Check against delivery] Dear Honourable Members, Before we begin our debate, I would like to express my sorrow and repugnance for the loss of innocent lives today in Pakistan.
Statement by President Juncker ahead of the European Council on 18-19 December: Boosting Investment to create Jobs and Growth European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Strasbourg, 17 December 2014 Two elements stand out when we look ahead to the European Council meeting: First, Europe needs a new approach to investment, and we will have to concentrate on improving the investment climate in Europe.
Speaking Points of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans, Presentation of the 2015 Commission Work Programme to the European Parliament European Commission - Statement Strasbourg, 16 December 2014 [Check against delivery] In the elections we heard people across the Union tell us they want change. They want Europe to act where it makes a difference. They want it to improve their lives.
EU-Montenegro: four chapters of accession negotiations opened European Commission - Statement Brussels, 16 December 2014 Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations participated today in the ‘Fifth meeting of the Accession Conference with Montenegro’ at Ministerial level.
Joint statement on the police raids and arrests of media representatives in Turkey European Commission - Statement Brussels, 14 December 2014 Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the Commission, and Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, issued the following statement today: The police raids and arrests of a number of journalists and media representatives...
Third quarter of 2014 - Euro area job vacancy stable at 1.6% - EU28 also stable at 1.6% European Commission - EUROSTAT 18 December 2014 Third quarter of 2014 Euro area job vacancy stable at 1.6% EU28 also stable at 1.6% The job vacancy rate in the euro area (EA18) was 1.6% in the third quarter of 2014, stable compared to the previous quarter and up...
October 2014 compared with September 2014 - Production in construction up by 1.3% in euro area - Up by 0.4% in EU28 European Commission - EUROSTAT 18 December 2014 October 2014 compared with September 2014 Production in construction up by 1.3% in euro area Up by 0.4% in EU28 In October 2014 compared with September 2014, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector grew by 1.3% in the euro area (EA18)...