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The European Commission today presented guidance aimed at supporting consumers, businesses and public authorities to engage confidently in the collaborative economy.
One year after the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) came into force, the Commission looks at what has worked well in the Investment Plan, what can be improved, and how to advance.
The European Commission presents its vision on how European standard setting should evolve in the light of technological developments, political priorities and global trends.
On 26-27 May, Japan hosted the meeting of the G7 leaders. The summit focused on the global economy, foreign policy and the migration and refugee crisis.
The Council discussed a draft directive addressing tax avoidance practices commonly used by large companies. After lengthy discussions, it agreed to postpone an agreement on the dossier to its meeting on 17 June 2016.
The Eurogroup welcomed a staff-level agreement between Greece and the institutions, paving the way for the finalisation of the first review of Greece's macroeconomic adjustment programme.
Member States are making progress with reforms and addressing macroeconomic imbalances, but more is needed to consolidate Europe's recovery.
The Eurogroup discussed the state of play of the first review of Greece's macroeconomic adjustment programme.
Economic growth in Europe is expected to remain modest as key trading partners' performance has slowed and some of the so far supportive factors start to wane. As a result, GDP in the euro area is forecast to continue growing at modest rates over the 2015-2017 period.
Benchmark interest rates that are critical to financial market stability across Europe, such as the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) and the Euro Interbank Offered Rate (EURIBOR), will become more reliable thanks to a new law voted in by Parliament.
The Commission is today leading the way towards greater corporate tax transparency by introducing public reporting requirements for the largest companies operating in the EU.
Today's Action Plan is the first step towards a single EU VAT area which is equipped to tackle fraud, to support business and help the digital economy and e-commerce.
The Commission presents first deliverable of Circular Economy Package with new rules on organic and waste-based fertilisers in the EU.
The Commission suggests policy measures to support the European steel sector to overcome its serious challenges, largely due to global overcapacity.