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Roaming charges ended in the European Union on 15 June 2017. Europeans travelling within EU countries will 'Roam Like at Home' and pay domestic prices for roaming calls, SMS and data.

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07/06/2016 - Economy and the euro / Institutional affairs
Jyrki Katainen and Elżbieta Bieńkowska © EU
02/06/2016 - Business, taxation and competition / Economy and the euro / Consumer affairs and public health

The European Commission today presented guidance aimed at supporting consumers, businesses and public authorities to engage confidently in the collaborative economy.

Jyrki Katainen © EU
01/06/2016 - Business, taxation and competition / Economy and the euro

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.

Person holding folder with EU flag © EU
01/06/2016 - Business, taxation and competition / Economy and the euro / Consumer affairs and public health

The European Commission presents its vision on how European standard setting should evolve in the light of technological developments, political priorities and global trends.

31/05/2016 - Economy and the euro / Statistics
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27/05/2016 - Economy and the euro / Enlargement, external relations and trade

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. 

Mr Jeroen Dijsselbloem © EU
24/05/2016 - Economy and the euro

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. 

18/05/2016 - Economy and the euro / Statistics
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18/05/2016 - Economy and the euro / Institutional affairs

Member States are making progress with reforms and addressing macroeconomic imbalances, but more is needed to consolidate Europe's recovery.

Mr Pierre Moscovici, Mr Jeroen Dijsselbloem and Mr Klaus Regling © EU
09/05/2016 - Economy and the euro

The Eurogroup discussed the state of play of the first review of Greece's macroeconomic adjustment programme. 

Pierre Moscovici © EU
03/05/2016 - Economy and the euro

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.

29/04/2016 - Economy and the euro / Statistics
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28/04/2016 - Economy and the euro / Energy, environment and climate

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.

20/04/2016 - Business, taxation and competition / Economy and the euro
14/04/2016 - Economy and the euro / Statistics
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12/04/2016 - Economy and the euro

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.

Pierre Moscovici © EU
07/04/2016 - Economy and the euro

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.

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17/03/2016 - Food, farming and fisheries / Economy and the euro / Consumer affairs and public health

The Commission presents first deliverable of Circular Economy Package with new rules on organic and waste-based fertilisers in the EU.

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16/03/2016 - Economy and the euro / Employment and social rights

The Commission suggests policy measures to support the European steel sector to overcome its serious challenges, largely due to global overcapacity.

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