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Daily News 24 / 04 / 2017

European Commission - Daily News Daily News 24 / 04 / 2017 Brussels, 24 April 2017 Energy Union: EU invests €22.1 million supporting synergies between transport and energy sectors Today, EU Member States approved the Commission's proposal to invest €22.1 million in seven actions that will help ...

Provision of deficit and debt data for 2016 - first notification - Euro area and EU28 government deficit at 1.5% and 1.7% of GDP respectively - Government debt at 89.2% and 83.5%

European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 24 April 2017 In 2016, the government deficit and debt of both the euro area and the EU28 decreased in relative terms compared with 2015. In the euro area the government deficit to GDP ratio fell from 2.1% in 2015 to 1.5% in 2016,...

Joint statement on the occasion of the European Immunisation Week by European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis and WHO Regional Director for Europe Zsuzsanna Jakab

European Commission - Statement Brussels, 24 April 2017 Vaccination - we must not take the benefits for granted Vaccines have contributed to the health and wellbeing of everyone alive today in the European Union and the wider WHO European Region.

CALENDRIER du 24 avril au 30 avril 2017

European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 21 April 2017 Déplacements et visites   Lundi 24 avril 2017 Mr Frans Timmermans receives Mr Michael Ignatieff, President and Rector of the Central European University . Ms Federica Mogherini in Moscow, Russia: on official visit.

The European Union increases its support for Haiti

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 April 2017 Commissioner Neven Mimica announces further EU support to Haiti on an official visit to the country During an official visit to Haiti after the appointment of a new Government, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, ...

Daily News 21 / 04 / 2017

European Commission - Daily News Daily News 21 / 04 / 2017 Brussels, 21 April 2017 La Commission européenne lance un programme d'échange pour les jeunes agriculteurs européens avec la Chine Le Commissaire à l'agriculture Phil Hogan et le ministre de l'agriculture chinois ont officiellement ...

Acquisition of citizenship in the EU-EU Member States granted citizenship to fewer persons in 2015-Moroccans, Albanians and Turks remain the main recipients

European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 21 April 2017 In 2015, around 840 000 persons acquired citizenship of a Member State of the European Union , down from 890 000 in 2014 and 980 000 in 2013. Since 2010, more than 5 million persons in total were granted a citizenship of...

Daily News 20 / 04 / 2017

European Commission - Daily News Daily News 20 / 04 / 2017 Brussels, 20 April 2017 EU Maritime Ministers to sign declaration to boost sustainable blue economy EU Maritime Ministers will sign today a Declaration on Blue Growth, reaffirming their political commitment to further grow EU's sustainable ...

Valdis Dombrovskis, Vice-President of the European Commission Keynote speech at the American Enterprise Institute Conference "Transatlantic cooperation – key for jobs and economic growth" 20 April 2017 - Washington D.C.

European Commission - Speech - Washington, 20 April 2017 Ladies and gentlemen, First of all, let me thank you for this opportunity to speak here, at the American Enterprise Institute. Our conversation takes place at a time of change.

February 2017 compared with January 2017-Production in construction up by 6.9% in euro-area -Up by 4.4% in EU28

European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 20 April 2017 In February 2017 compared with January 2017, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 6.9% in the euro area and by 4.4% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European ...

Western Mediterranean: Actions for the sustainable development of the blue economy

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 April 2017 Today the European Commission launches a new initiative for the sustainable development of the blue economy in the Western Mediterranean region. The region covers economic hubs like Barcelona, Marseille, Naples and Tunis.

Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of sole control of ITP by Rolls-Royce, subject to conditions

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 April 2017 The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of aircraft engine components maker ITP by aircraft engine maker Rolls-Royce .

Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of smart card maker Morpho by Advent International, subject to conditions

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 April 2017 The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of identity and security solutions provider Morpho, based in France, by Advent International of the US.

End of roaming charges for travellers in the EU in 2017

European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 19 April 2017 Updated Questions and Answers 1. Roaming in the EU How does roaming work in the EU? When you travel to a foreign country and phone, text or surf online with your mobile phone or device using your home country's SIM...

Western Mediterranean: Actions for the sustainable development of the blue economy

European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 19 April 2017 Q&A on the EU initiative for the sustainable development of the blue economy in the western Mediterranean Why do we need an initiative for the sustainable development of the blue economy in the western Mediterranean? The western Mediterranean ...

Daily News 19 / 04 / 2017

European Commission - Daily News Daily News 19 / 04 / 2017 Brussels, 19 April 2017 President Juncker and Members of the Commission at the IMF/World Bank Spring meetings in Washington DC As of tomorrow, President Juncker and several Members of the Commission will travel to Washington DC for...

March 2017-Annual inflation down to 1.5% in the euro area-Down to 1.6% in the EU

European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 19 April 2017 Euro area annual inflation was 1.5% in March 2017, down from 2.0% in February. In March 2016 the rate was 0.0%. European Union annual inflation was 1.6% in March 2017, down from 2.0% in February. A year earlier the rate was 0.0%.

February 2017-Euro area international trade in goods surplus €17.8 bn-€1.7 bn surplus for EU28

European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 19 April 2017 The first estimate for euro area exports of goods to the rest of the world in February 2017 was €170.3 billion, an increase of 4% compared with February 2016 .

Imports of organic products subject to new EU electronic certification system

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 April 2017 A new system of electronic certification to better monitor imports of organic products becomes applicable tomorrow, making the EU a global leader in traceability and in the collection of reliable data on trade of these products.

Daily News 18 / 04 / 2017

European Commission - Daily News Daily News 18 / 04 / 2017 Brussels, 18 April 2017 EU project for nuclear safety for Iran The European Commission has signed the first ever project for nuclear safety co-operation with Iran, under the framework of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action .