Statement by Commissioner Vestager on Commission decision to fine Qualcomm for engaging in predatory pricing

19 juillet 2019

European Commission - Statement Brussels, 18 July 2019 *Check against delivery* Before turning to today’s decision,  I would very much like to  use this opportunity to congratulate Ursula von der Leyen on her election by the European Parliament on Tuesday. It is indeed historic.
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Daily News 18 / 07 / 2019

19 juillet 2019

European Commission - Daily News Daily News 18 / 07 / 2019 Brussels, 18 July 2019 Juncker Plan: €306 million for small and medium-sized businesses in Czechia The European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the core element of the Investment Plan for Europe, or Juncker Plan, is supporting an agreement…
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Fighting forest fires in Europe – how it works

19 juillet 2019

European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 18 July 2019 Every year there are devastating forest fires in Europe, destroying thousands of hectares of forests. Although the South European countries are at a higher risk, no European country is immune.
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European Union presents its progress towards sustainable development

19 juillet 2019

Commission - Press release European Brussels, 18 July 2019 Today, at the United Nations High-Level Political Forum for Sustainable Development in New York, the EU reaffirmed its strong commitment to deliver on the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – a shared global roadmap for a peaceful and prosperous…
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EU–Canada Summit: strengthening the rules-based international order

19 juillet 2019

European Commission - Press release Montreal, 18 July 2019 At the 17th Summit between the European Union and Canada held today in Montreal, the EU and Canada reaffirmed their determination to jointly address global challenges in a manner that strengthens the rules based international order, benefits citizens, and protects the…
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Mergers: Commission clears Vodafone’s acquisition of Liberty Global’s cable business in Czechia, Germany, Hungary and Romania, subject to conditions

19 juillet 2019

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 July 2019 The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the proposed acquisition by Vodafone of Liberty Global’s cable business in Czechia, Germany, Hungary and Romania. The approval is conditional on full compliance with a commitments package offered by Vodafone.
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Antitrust: Commission fines US chipmaker Qualcomm €242 million for engaging in predatory pricing

19 juillet 2019

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 July 2019 The European Commission has fined Qualcomm €242 million for abusing its market dominance in 3G baseband chipsets. Qualcomm sold below cost, with the aim of forcing its competitor Icera out of the market. This is illegal under EU antitrust rules.
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May 2019 compared with April 2019 - Production in construction down by 0.3% in both euro area and EU28

18 juillet 2019

European Commission - EUROSTAT - - Brussels, 17 July 2019 In May 2019 compared with April 2019, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector decreased by 0.3% in both the euro area (EA19) and the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
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June 2019 - Annual inflation up to 1.3% in the euro area - Stable at 1.6% in the EU

18 juillet 2019

European Commission - EUROSTAT June 2019 - June 2019 - - - Brussels, 17 July 2019 The euro area annual inflation rate was 1.3% in June 2019, up from 1.2% in May. A year earlier, the rate was 2.0%. European Union annual inflation was 1.6% in June 2019, stable compared…
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Speech by Vice-President Katainen on behalf of President Juncker at the Plenary Session of the European Parliament on the Finnish Presidency of the Council of Ministers

18 juillet 2019

European Commission - Speech [Check Against Delivery] Speech Strasbourg, 17 July 2019 President, Prime Minister, Honourable Members, It is a pleasure to be here today on behalf of President Juncker and to participate in this debate on the Finnish Presidency.
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