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Friday, 12 January 2018

EU Commission: First release for the third quarter of 2017 - Household saving rate stable at 12.0% in the euro area -...

First release for the third quarter of 2017 - Household saving rate stable at 12.0% in the euro area - Household investment rate nearly stable at 8.8%

European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 12 January 2018 The household saving rate in the euro area was 12.0% in the third quarter of 2017, stable compared with the second quarter of 2017. The household investment rate in the euro area was 8.8% in the third quarter of 2017, compared with...

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CALENDRIER du 15 au 21 janvier 2018

European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 12 January 2018 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites   Lundi 15 janvier 2018 15-18/01 European Parliament plenary session, in Strasbourg President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr Joseph Daul, President of the European People's Party (EPP) and Mr Manfred Weber,...

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Bulgarian Presidency begins with €100 million Juncker Plan loan for agri-pharma business Huvepharma

European Commission - Press release Sofia, 12 January 2018 The loan guaranteed by the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) will create more than 200 jobs in rural areas and strengthen the agriculture sector in Bulgaria.

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Payment services: Consumers to benefit from cheaper, safer and more innovative electronic payments

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 12 January 2018 European consumers will be able to reap the full benefits of paying online for goods and services, thanks to new rules that will it make it cheaper, easier and safer to make electronic payments.

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Promoting Europe's agricultural products: Commission increases funding

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 12 January 2018 The Commission will give additional funding of €169 million to promote EU agricultural products throughout the world - €27 million more than in 2017. The European Commission has today launched the calls for proposals for programmes to promote European agricultural products...

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