European Commission MEMO Brussels, 7 March 2014 The EU's Council of Economic and Finance (ECOFIN) Ministers will take place in Brussels on 11 March 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...
Speech: Speaking points by Vice-President Rehn at the press conference on the Winter economic governance package
European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Olli REHN Vice-President of the European Commission and member of the Commission responsible for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro Speech: Press Conference on IDR Brussels, 5 March 2014 Today, developments beyond the eastern borders of the European Union are understandably at the forefront...
European MEMO Brussels, 5 March 2014 Commission What are the in-depth reviews? The in-depth reviews examine macroeconomic developments with the aim of analysing potential imbalances, their origin, nature and severity, and in particular of determining whether these imbalances are excessive in the sense of the Macroeconomic Imbalance Procedure (MIP).
Commission concludes in-depth reviews to identify macroeconomic imbalances and assesses progress in fiscal consolidation
European Press release Brussels, 5 March 2014 Commission The European Commission has today published its conclusions emerging from the in-depth reviews (IDRs) carried out into 17 Member States' economies1 In the same document, the Commission assessed progress in the correction of fiscal deficits in the Member States concerned, updating its...
European Commission Brussels, 28 February 2014 Statement Staff teams from the European Commission (EC), European Central Bank (ECB), and International Monetary Fund (IMF) visited Lisbon during February 20-28 for the eleventh quarterly review of Portugal’s economic adjustment programme. The economic recovery is strengthening.
European Commission Press release Brussels, 27 February 2014 In February 2014 the Business Climate Indicator (BCI) for the euro area increased slightly by 0.12 points to +0.37. Managers' appraisal of the past production, the stocks of finished products as well as the current level of overall order books and export...
European Commission Press release Brussels, 27 February 2014 February 2014February 2014 In February the Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) remained broadly unchanged, marking a marginal increase of 0.2 points in both the euro area (to 101.2) and the EU (to 105.0).
Speech: Speaking points by Vice-President Rehn at the press conference on the Winter Economic Forecasts
European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Olli REHN Vice-President of the European Commission and member of the Commission responsible for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro Speech: European Parliament, Strasbourg Strasbourg, 25February 2014 Welcome to this presentation of our winter forecasts, vintage 2014 taking place exceptionally in Strasbourg The main...
European Commission Press release Brussels/Strasbourg, 25 February 2014 The European Commission's winter forecast foresees a continuation of the economic recovery in most Member States and in the EU as a whole. After exiting recession in spring 2013 and three consecutive quarters of subdued recovery, the outlook is for a moderate...
European Commission Press release Brussels, 20 February 2014 February 2014February 2014 In February 2014, the DG ECFIN flash estimate of the consumer confidence indicator decreased in the euro area (-12.7 after -11.7 in January 2014) and, to a lesser extent, in the EU (-9.3 after -8.8 in January 2014).