Joint Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the earthquake in Mexico City European Commission - Statement Brussels, 20 September 2017 The earthquake that struck Mexico yesterday has caused many deaths and casualties. This came only two weeks after another devastating earthquake hit the country. Our heartfelt condolences and thoughts go out to the victims, their families and loved ones.
Joint statement by Commissioners Oettinger, Bulc and Gabriel, on cooperative, connected and automated mobility European Commission - Statement Frankfurt, 15 September 2017 "Cooperative, connected and automated mobility is becoming a reality for EU citizens. Together with Member States we have today agreed on actions to strengthen cross-border collaboration on testing.
Juncker: ‘I don't intend to force countries to join the euro if they are not willing or not able to do so' European Commission - Statement Brussels, 15 September 2017 Jean-Claude Juncker, the President of the European Commission, defended his proposal to expand the euro area. All EU Member States should have the possibility – as required by the EU Treaties – to introduce the euro, but no one would be forced to...
July 2017 compared with June 2017 - Production in construction up by 0.2% in euro area - Up by 0.5% in EU28 European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 19 September 2017 In July 2017 compared with June 2017, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 0.2% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.5% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
Second quarter of 2017 - Annual growth in labour costs at 1.8% in euro area - At 2.2% in EU28 European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 15 September 2017 Hourly labour costs rose by 1.8% in the euro area (EA19) and by 2.2% in the EU28 in the second quarter of 2017, compared with the same quarter of the previous year.
Second quarter of 2017 - Euro area job vacancy rate at 1.9% - EU28 rate at 2.0% European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 15 September 2017 The job vacancy rate in the euro area (EA19) was 1.9% in the second quarter of 2017, stable compared with the previous quarter and up from 1.7% in the second quarter of 2016, according to figures published by Eurostat, the statistical office...
July 2017 - Euro area international trade in goods surplus €23.2 bn - €8.8 bn surplus for EU28 European Commission - EUROSTAT July 2017 - July 2017 - Brussels, 15 September 2017 The first estimate for euro area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in July 2017 was €177.7 billion, an increase of 6.1% compared with July 2016 (€167.6 bn).
Eurostat regional yearbook 2017 - How is my region doing within the European Union? - Facts and figures at subnational levels European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 14 September 2017 National figures alone cannot reveal the full and sometimes complex picture of what is happening at a more detailed level within the European Union (EU). EU Member States are often compared with each other, but in reality it is very difficult to...
Vice-President Dombrovskis on the proposal for a stronger and more integrated European financial supervision for the Capital Markets Union European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 20 September 2017 Good afternoon, In today's College Meeting we discussed several important topics. First, we had a fruitful discussion on the Communication for an EU Agenda for fair taxation of the Digital Economy. This is due to be adopted tomorrow.
Speech by Commission President Jean Claude Juncker on the occasion of the 75th birthday of Wolfgang Schäuble European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Offenburg, 18 September 2017 Dear Wolfgang, dear Ingeborg, Dear family, dear Regional Chairman, Ladies and gentlemen, I have been told that I have ten minutes for my speech.