News - April 2010

January 2013: Economic sentiment increases in both the EU and the euro area

30/01/2013

European Commission Press release Brussels, 30 January 2013 January 2013January 2013 In January the Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) increased by 1.4 points in both the EU (to 90.6) and the euro area (to 89.2)1. In the EU, confidence improved in services, construction, retail trade and among consumers, while deteriorating slightly...

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January 2013: Business Climate Indicator broadly unchanged

30/01/2013

European Commission Press release Brussels, 30 January 2013 January 2013January 2013 In January 2013, the Business Climate Indicator (BCI) for the euro area remained broadly unchanged at -1.09. While their assessment of current order books (overall and export) worsened, industry managers became less pessimistic in their production expectations and assessments...

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Speech: European Semester 2013

30/01/2013

European Commission Olli REHN Vice-President of the European Commission and member of the Commission responsible for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro European Semester 2013 Opening Plenary Session Parliamentary Week/Brussels 29 January 2013 Honourable Members of Parliaments, Ladies and Gentlemen It is a great pleasure for me to address...

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Speech: European Semester 2013

30/01/2013

European Commission Olli REHN Vice-President of the European Commission and member of the Commission responsible for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro European Semester 2013 Opening Plenary Session Parliamentary Week/Brussels 29 January 2013 Honourable Members of Parliaments, Ladies and Gentlemen It is a great pleasure for me to address...

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Statement by the Spokesperson for Economic and Monetary Affairs

29/01/2013

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 29 January 2013 Neither Vice-President Rehn nor the European Commission comment on issues in the context of a national election campaign, in Italy, or any other Member State. Vice-President Rehn is responsible for fiscal and economic surveillance within the European Commission and his recounting in the...

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Romania: Statement of the IMF and EC Review Missions

29/01/2013

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 29 January 2013 Teams from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the European Commission (EC) visited Bucharest during January 15–29 to conduct discussions on the 7th and final review by the IMF and the last review by the EC of Romania’s economic programme.

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Speaking points by Vice-President Olli Rehn at the Press Conference with Minister De Guindos

29/01/2013

European Commission Olli REHN Vice-President of the European Commission and member of the Commission responsible for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro Press Conference /Madrid 29 January 2013 Good afternoon. Thank you Luis. I will also be quite brief so we will have more time for questions.

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Speaking points by Vice-President Olli Rehn at the Press Conference with Minister De Guindos

29/01/2013

European Commission Olli REHN Vice-President of the European Commission and member of the Commission responsible for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro Press Conference /Madrid 29 January 2013 Good afternoon. Thank you Luis. I will also be quite brief so we will have more time for questions.

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Commission's mission to Hungary encourages continued progress in fiscal consolidation while paying more attention to raising growth potential

28/01/2013

European MEMO Brussels, 28 January 2013 Commission European Commission officials, in close cooperation with International Monetary Fund staff and observers from the European Central Bank (ECB), conducted a mission to Hungary from 16 and 28 January.

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Speech: Growth and jobs and the role of social partners in Europe

28/01/2013

European Commission Olli REHN Vice-President of the European Commission and member of the Commission responsible for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro The ETUC 40th anniversary conference, Madrid 28 January 2013 Ladies and Gentlemen, I very much appreciate your invitation to participate and speak to you in the 40th...

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Speech: Growth and jobs and the role of social partners in Europe

28/01/2013

European Commission Olli REHN Vice-President of the European Commission and member of the Commission responsible for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro The ETUC 40th anniversary conference, Madrid 28 January 2013 Ladies and Gentlemen, I very much appreciate your invitation to participate and speak to you in the 40th...

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Ireland: Commission completes eighth Programme review

28/01/2013

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 28 January 2013 The European Commission has completed its eighth review of the EU-IMF financial assistance programme for Ireland and has published the technical report by the Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs (ECFIN) which assesses programme implementation by the Irish authorities.

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Speech: The future of Europe: towards a genuine Economic and Monetary Union

28/01/2013

European Commission Maroš ŠEFČOVIČ Vice-President of the Commission Speech: COSAC Chairpersons' meeting, Dublin, 28 January 2013 Chairman, ministers, honourable members, colleagues, friends Thank you very much for inviting me to join you here at your meeting in this prestigious Castle which bears the weight of Irish (and European) history.

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January 2013: Flash Consumer Confidence Indicator

23/01/2013

European Commission Press release Brussels, 23 January 2013 January 2013January 2013 In January 2013, the DG ECFIN flash estimate of the consumer confidence indicator improved markedly in both the EU (-21.9 after -23.9 in December 2012) and the euro area (-23.9 after -26.3 in December 2012).

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SPEECH - Vice-President Rehn's remarks at the ECOFIN

22/01/2013

European Commission Olli REHN Vice-President of the European Commission and member of the Commission responsible for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro SPEECH - ECOFIN Press Conference/Brussels 22 January 2013 Good afternoon.

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SPEECH - Vice-President Rehn's remarks at the ECOFIN

22/01/2013

European Commission Olli REHN Vice-President of the European Commission and member of the Commission responsible for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro SPEECH - ECOFIN Press Conference/Brussels 22 January 2013 Good afternoon.

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Vice-President Rehn's remarks at the Eurogroup Press Conference

22/01/2013

European Commission Olli REHN Vice-President of the European Commission and member of the Commission responsible for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro Vice-President Vice-President Eurogroup/Brussels 21 January 2013 Good evening to everybody. Let me first wholeheartedly congratulate Jeroen Dijsselbloem on his appointment as President of the Eurogroup.

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Vice-President Rehn's remarks at the Eurogroup Press Conference

22/01/2013

European Commission Olli REHN Vice-President of the European Commission and member of the Commission responsible for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro Vice-President Vice-President Eurogroup/Brussels 21 January 2013 Good evening to everybody. Let me first wholeheartedly congratulate Jeroen Dijsselbloem on his appointment as President of the Eurogroup.

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Preparation of Economic and Finance Ministers Council, Brussels, 22 January 2013

18/01/2013

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 18 January 2013 The EU's Council of Economic and Finance Ministers will take place on Tuesday, 22 January at 10.00. The European Commission will be represented by Olli Rehn, Vice President and Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro, Michel Barnier, Commissioner for Internal...

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Speech - Reforming Europe, beating the crisis

11/01/2013

European Commission Olli REHN Vice-President of the European Commission and member of the Commission responsible for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro EPC Policy Breakfast/Brussels 11 January 2013 Ladies and Gentlemen, Good morning and a Better New Year.

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Speech - Reforming Europe, beating the crisis

11/01/2013

European Commission Olli REHN Vice-President of the European Commission and member of the Commission responsible for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro EPC Policy Breakfast/Brussels 11 January 2013 Ladies and Gentlemen, Good morning and a Better New Year.

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December 2012: Economic sentiment improves in the euro area and remains broadly stable in the EU

08/01/2013

European Commission Press release Brussels, 8 January 2013 In December the Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) improved by 1.3 points in the euro area, to 87.0 and remained broadly unchanged (+0.3 points) at 88.4 in the EU.

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December 2012: Business Climate Indicator increases slightly in December

08/01/2013

European Commission Press release Brussels, 8 January 2013 In December 2012, the Business Climate Indicator (BCI) for the euro area increased slightly by 0.05 points to 1.12. The improvement was driven by more positive assessments of production expectations and order books (overall and export), while managers' assessments of past production...

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