President Jean-Claude Juncker on the passing away of former Dutch Commissioner Frans Andriessen

23 mars 2019

European Commission - Statement Brussels, 22 March 2019 With great sadness, I learnt that the former Dutch Commissioner Frans Andriessen has passed away. I knew Frans well and I saw first-hand how much he contributed to building a stronger European Union.
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Daily News 22 / 03 / 2019

23 mars 2019

European Commission - Daily News Daily News 22 / 03 / 2019 Brussels, 22 March 2019 Capital Markets Union: Political agreement on a stronger and more integrated European supervisory architecture, including on anti-money laundering The European Commission welcomes the political agreement reached by the European Parliament and the Council on the core…
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Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of Jardine Lloyd Thompson by Marsh & McLennan Companies, subject to conditions

23 mars 2019

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 March 2019 The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the acquisition of Jardine Lloyd Thompson (“JLT”) by Marsh & McLennan Companies (“MMC”). The approval is conditional on the divestment of JLT’s global Aerospace practice.
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CALENDRIER du 25 mars au 31 mars 2019

23 mars 2019

European Commission - Commissioners’ weekly activities Brussels, 22 March 2019 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites   Lundi 25 mars 2019 Mr Frans Timmermans in The Hague, the Netherlands: meets Mr Mark Rutte, Prime Minister of the Netherlands.
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Remarks by Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis at the High-level conference: A global approach to sustainable finance

22 mars 2019

European Commission - Speech Brussels, 21 March 2019 Honourable Ministers, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is an honour to welcome you to Brussels and to this conference on a global approach to sustainable finance.
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Daily News 21 / 03 / 2019

22 mars 2019

European Commission - Daily News Daily News 21 / 03 / 2019 Brussels, 21 March 2019 EU Budget for 2021-2027: Commission welcomes preliminary agreement on InvestEU The European Commission welcomes the preliminary agreement on InvestEU, the proposed programme to boost private and public investment in Europe in the next long-term…
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Capital Markets Union: Political agreement on a stronger and more integrated European supervisory architecture, including on anti-money laundering

22 mars 2019

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 March 2019 The Commission welcomes the political agreement reached by the European Parliament and Member States on the core elements of the reform of the European supervision in the areas of EU financial markets including when it comes to anti-money laundering.
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Sustainable Finance: High-Level Conference takes global cooperation on sustainable finance to the next stage

22 mars 2019

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 March 2019 The European Commission is today hosting a high-level conference on a global approach to sustainable finance. In March 2018, the European Union committed to lead the way in reforming the financial system to support the transition towards a sustainable economy, with…
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EU budget: Tax cooperation between EU Member States receives welcome boost following funding agreement

22 mars 2019

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 March 2019 The Commission has welcomed today’s provisional agreement to provide funding for the EU’s tax cooperation programme (‘Fiscalis’) during the next EU budget period of 2021-2027.
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International trade in goods in 2018 - A third of EU trade is with the United States and China - At Member State level, trade within the EU largely prevails

21 mars 2019

European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 20 March 2019 In 2018, the United States (€674 billion, or 17.1% of total extra-EU trade in goods, i.e. the sum of exports and imports) and China (€605 bn, or 15.4%) continued to be the two main goods trading partners of the European Union (EU),…
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