In September 2016, the DG ECFIN flash estimate of the consumer confidence indicator increased markedly in the EU (by 1.3 points to -6.4) compared to August. In the euro area it edged up by 0.3 points to -8.2.
This report by the European Commission presents the findings of the fifth post-programme surveillance mission to Ireland and identifies remaining challenges for the Irish economy.
This report by the European Commission presents the findings of the fourth post-programme surveillance mission to Portugal and identifies remaining challenges for the Portuguese economy.
Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker, delivered his State of the Union address today in the European Parliament.