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European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 December 2018 The European Union has allocated an additional €4 million to continue delivering much needed humanitarian assistance in eastern Ukraine at the onset of winter. This brings EU humanitarian assistance in Ukraine to €116 million since 2014.
European Commission - Daily News Daily News 13 / 12 / 2018 Brussels, 13 December 2018 rescEU: Commission welcomes provisional agreement to strengthen EU civil protection The European Parliament and the Council of the European Union have taken key steps today towards political agreement on rescEU, the plan to strengthen...
Octroi de mer: Businesses in French outermost regions of the EU to benefit from updated rules for tax reductions on local products
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 December 2018 New rules proposed by the Commission today would allow more local products to benefit from tax exemptions or reductions in the EU outermost regions of Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Martinique and La Réunion.
Consumption per capita in purchasing power standards in 2017 - Consumption per capita varied between 54% and 132% of the EU average
European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 13 December 2018 Actual Individual Consumption (AIC) is a measure of material welfare of households. Across the Member States in 2017, AIC per capita expressed in Purchasing Power Standards (PPS) varied from 54% of the European Union (EU)average in Bulgaria to 132% in Luxembourg.
ICT usage in enterprises in 2018 - Cloud computing services used by more than one out of four enterprises in the EU - 12% of enterprises reported analysing big data and 4% used 3D printing
European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 13 December 2018 In 2018, 26% of EU enterprises with at least 10 persons employed purchased cloud computing services. Cloud computing usage grew rapidly over the last few years, as in 2014 it stood at 19% and in 2016 at 21%.
Digital Single Market: EU negotiators agree to facilitate access to online TV and radio content across borders
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 December 2018 The negotiators of the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council, have today reached a political agreement on the proposed copyright legislation on TV and radio programmes.
European Commission - Daily News Daily News 12 / 12 / 2018 Brussels, 12 December 2018 Cohesion Policy: €71 million for better emergency care services in Bulgaria €71 million from Cohesion Policy funds will finance better equipped, more efficient and more accessible emergency healthcare services in Bulgaria.
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 12 December 2018 The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, Italian plans to grant a €190 million State guarantee to Condotte d'Acqua S.p.A. in Amministrazione Straordinaria.
State aid: Commission finds no aid in €1.1 billion extension of Athens International Airport concession
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 12 December 2018 The European Commission has authorised Greece, under EU State aid rules, to extend by 20 years the concession granted to AIA to operate Athens International Airport.
Speech by Vice-President Katainen on behalf of President Juncker at the Plenary Session of the European Parliament on the debate on the Future of Europe with Nicos Anastasiades, President of Cyprus
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Strasbourg, 12 December 2018 . President Tajani, President Anastasiades, Honourable Members, Our thoughts and hearts are with the victims of last night's horrible attack against humanity that we condemn with great firmness.
October 2018 compared with September 2018 - Industrial production up by 0.2% in both euro area and EU28
European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 12 December 2018 In October 2018 compared with September 2018, seasonally adjusted industrial production rose by 0.2% in both the euro area (EA19) and the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
Social protection in 2016 - Share of EU GDP spent on social protection slightly down - Highest ratios in France, Finland and Denmark
European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 12 December 2018 Social protection expenditure in the European Union (EU)stood at28.2% of GDP in 2016, slightly down compared with 28.4% in 2015, according to data from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
Remarks by Vice-President Dombrovskis at the EP plenary on the results of the Eurogroup and preparation of the EURO summit
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Strasbourg, 11 December 2018 Honourable President, Honourable Members, I am glad to be here for this timely debate. The European Parliament has rightfully been a central driving force behind the debate on deepening our Economic and Monetary Union.
Self-employment in 2017 - More than 1 in 5 self-employed in the EU had seized a suitable opportunity to run their own business
European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 11 December 2018 Around 30% of self-employed reported no difficulties in their work In 2017, in the European Union (EU), there were more than 228 million employed people, and about 33 million of them were self-employed.