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Commissioner Pierre Moscovici presents the 2017 Autumn Economic Forecast

9 November, 2017 - 15:16
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 9 November 2017 Bonjour. Je vais commencer par donner les messages principaux de nos prévisions avant de revenir sur le détail de celles-ci. First, since the spring we have seen a strong acceleration in growth in both the EU and the...

Autumn 2017 Economic Forecast: continued growth in a changing policy context

9 November, 2017 - 12:04
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 9 November 2017 Autumn 2017 Economic Forecast: continued growth in a changing policy context © European Union 2017 Director: Barbara Grahek-Lazarevic The euro area economy is on track to grow at its fastest pace in a decade this year, with real GDP growth forecast...

Commissioner Moscovici's introductory remarks at the Eurogroup press conference

6 November, 2017 - 23:53
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 6 November 2017 Je vais reprendre ces points rapidement. Je me réjouis que l'Eurogroupe ait discuté aujourd'hui des investissements dans le capital humain et l'innovation.

Thursday 9 November 2017: The Commission publishes its Autumn European Economic Forecast

3 November, 2017 - 15:56
European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On 9 November 2017, the European Commission will publish its Autumn European Economic Forecast. It will cover the years 2017, 2018 and 2019 and will include data on gross domestic product (GDP) growth, inflation, employment and public budget deficits and debt, amongst others.

EU approves €100 million in financial assistance for Jordan

17 October, 2017 - 13:09
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 October 2017 The European Commission, on behalf of the European Union (EU), has today approved the disbursement of a €100 million loan to Jordan under its Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) programme.

Commissioner Moscovici's introductory remarks at the Eurogroup press conference

9 October, 2017 - 22:42
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Luxembourg, 9 October 2017 Bonsoir, cet Eurogroupe restera comme le dernier de Wolfgang Schäuble. Ce fut pour tous un vrai moment d'émotion, pour lui comme pour nous. Il avait un chat dans la gorge au moment de répondre.

EU approves €200 million disbursement in Macro-Financial Assistance to Tunisia

9 October, 2017 - 13:29
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 9 October 2017 The European Commission, on behalf of the EU, has today approved the disbursement of a €200 million loan to Tunisia. This disbursement marks the launch of the second Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA-II) programme to Tunisia.

Investment Plan for Europe: green light for 4 projects in France, €100 million in finance

9 October, 2017 - 13:28
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 9 October 2017 The Investment Plan for Europe – the Juncker Plan – made its presence felt in France last week with four projects receiving the green light for financing of €100 million in total.

Commission Opinion on the Recommendation of the European Central Bank amending Article 22 of the Statute of the European System of Central Banks and the European Central Bank

3 October, 2017 - 16:32
European - Fact Sheet Commission Strasbourg, 3 October 2017 Commission Opinion on the Recommendation of the European Central Bank amending Article 22 of the Statute of the European System of Central Banks and the European Central Bank 1.

Commission backs greater European Central Bank regulatory powers for clearing systems to fulfil its monetary policy responsibilities

3 October, 2017 - 16:31
European - Press release Commission Strasbourg, 3 October 2017 Commission backs greater ECB regulatory powers for clearing systems to fulfil its monetary policy responsibilities The European Commission is today issuing a favourable opinion on the European Central Bank's (ECB) recommendation of 23 June 2017, in which the ECB asked for a...

Commission proposes fresh macro-financial assistance to Georgia of up to €45 million

29 September, 2017 - 13:03
European - Press release Commission Brussels, 29 September 2017 The European Commission today proposes new Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) to Georgia, worth up to €45 million. If adopted by the European Parliament and the Council, this assistance would help Georgia cover part of its external financing needs.

Creating a stronger and more integrated European financial supervision for the Capital Markets Union

20 September, 2017 - 13:03
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 September 2017 European consumers, investors and businesses will benefit from stronger and more integrated financial markets, thanks to plans by the Commission to reform the EU's supervisory architecture.

Remarks by Vice-President Dombrovskis at the first informal ECOFIN press conference in Tallinn

15 September, 2017 - 18:52
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 15 September 2017 Good evening. Thanks to the Estonian Presidency for the warm welcome in Tallinn and for organising this timely discussion on the Economic and Monetary Union. We also discussed FinTech in a broader context of digital innovation.

Commissioner Moscovici's introductory remarks at the Eurogroup press conference

15 September, 2017 - 14:45
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Tallinn, 15 September 2017 Moi aussi je veux commencer par dire à quel point je suis impressionné par la qualité de l'accueil ici en Estonie. J'ai commencé par une réunion bilatérale avec le  Premier ministre.

Juncker: ‘I don't intend to force countries to join the euro if they are not willing or not able to do so'

15 September, 2017 - 13:53
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 15 September 2017 Jean-Claude Juncker, the President of the European Commission, defended his proposal to expand the eurozone. 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 do...

Extension of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) - Frequently Asked Questions

13 September, 2017 - 18:23
European Commission - Fact Sheet Strasbourg, 13 September 2017 Frequently Asked Questions What is new in EFSI 2.0? EFSI 2.0 extends the lifetime of the EFSI until 2020, covering the period of the current Multiannual Financial Framework.

10 years since the start of the crisis: back to recovery thanks to decisive EU action

9 August, 2017 - 13:01
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 9 August 2017 10 years since the start of the crisis: back to recovery thanks to decisive EU action The global financial crisis began 10 years ago and led to the European Union's worst recession in its six-decade history.