MEMO/16/1861  20-05-2016 - The G7 Summit in Japan on 26 and 27 May 2016: the European Union’s role and actions 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 20 May 2016 This year, the G7 summit will take place from 26 to 27 May in Ise-Shima (Japan). The European Union will be represented by the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, and the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk.
IP/16/1724  18-05-2016 - Spring 2016 European Semester package: Commission issues country-specific recommendations 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 May 2016 Member States are making progress with reforms and addressing macroeconomic imbalances, but more is needed to consolidate Europe's recovery. The European Commission today proposes its 2016 country-specific recommendations (CSRs), setting out its economic policy guidance for individual Member States for the...
MEMO/16/1727  18-05-2016 - European Semester 2016 Spring Package explained 
European Commission - Commission - Fact Sheet European Brussels, 18 May 2016 What did the Commission decide today? The European Commission has taken the next steps in the 2016 European Semester cycle. The package includes: country-specific recommendations (CSRs) for 27 Member States (excluding Greece, which is currently under a stability support programme).
SPEECH/16/1747  18-05-2016 - Remarques du commissaire Pierre Moscovici sur le Paquet "Semestre européen" du printemps 2016 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 18 May 2016 Merci, Valdis. Mesdames et messieurs, bonjour. Derrière les recommandations et les décisions budgétaires que nous vous présentons aujourd'hui, il y a une réalité économique et sociale, ainsi que des réalités politiques.
SPEECH/16/1745  18-05-2016 - Remarks by Vice-President Dombrovskis on the Spring 2016 European Semester package 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 18 May 2016 Today, the College has adopted the Spring economic package. Let me first of all thank all Commission staff members who have contributed to it, who have worked very hard, during long weeks, analysing data and documents, engaging with...
SPEECH/16/1744  18-05-2016 - Speaking points by Commissioner Thyssen on the Spring 2016 European Semester package 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 18 May 2016 There are still more than 20 million people unemployed in the EU. While unemployment is consistently going down, this trend is still too slow. The level of poverty across Europe has stabilised for the first time, but it...
IP/16/1668  09-05-2016 - Investment Plan for Europe: First EFSI deal signed in Greece by EIF and ProCredit Group to provide loans for innovative SMEs 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 9 May 2016 The European Investment Fund (EIF) and ProCredit group have signed a guarantee agreement to increase lending to innovative small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and small mid-caps in Greece.
SPEECH/16/1701  09-05-2016 - Commissioner Moscovici's opening remarks at the Eurogroup press conference 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 9 May 2016 Merci Jeroen J’ai dit en entrant aujourd’hui qu’un accord sur la Grèce était nécessaire. Aujourd’hui, grâce à une discussion positive et constructive, nous avons fait, je crois, des progrès très importants vers cet accord.
IP/16/1613  03-05-2016 - Spring 2016 Economic Forecast: Staying the course amid high risks 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 3 May 2016 Commission forecasts euro area growth of 1.6% and EU growth of 1.8% in 2016 © European Union 2016 Economic growth in Europe is expected to remain modest as key trading partners' performance has slowed and some of the so far supportive...
SPEECH/16/1649  03-05-2016 - Commissioner Pierre Moscovici presents the 2016 Spring Economic Forecast 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 3 May 2016 *The slides can be found here.   [slide 1]: Introduction slide Bienvenue à cette présentation des prévisions économiques de printemps de la Commission européenne.