Category Archives: Regulation

Commissioner Moscovici’s remarks on the conclusion of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) stability support programme for Greece

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European Commission – Speech – [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 20 August 2018 La conclusion, aujourd’hui, du programme européen de soutien à la Grèce marque un moment qui est très important, je dirais même historique, pour nous tous, et d’abord pour le peuple grec.

Greece begins a new chapter following the conclusion of its stability support programme

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European Commission – Press release Brussels, 20 August 2018 Greece has successfully concluded a three year European Stability Mechanism (ESM) stability support programme with its place at the heart of the euro area and European Union secured.

Updated Blocking Statute in support of Iran nuclear deal enters into force

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European Commission – Press release Brussels, 6 August 2018 As the first batch of re-imposed US sanctions on Iran takes effect, the EU’s updated Blocking Statute enters into force on 7 August to mitigate their impact on the interests of EU companies do…

Press remarks by Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis at the ECOFIN press conference

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European Commission – Speech – [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 13 July 2018 Thank you, Minister. First of all, I would like to wish you a lot of success with the Austrian Presidency. The Commission welcomes the focus of the Austrian Presidency on re…

Commissioner Moscovici’s introductory remarks at the Eurogroup press conference

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European Commission – Speech – [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 12 July 2018 D’abord aujourd’hui nous avons fait un premier point ensemble sur la réforme de l’Union Economique et Monétaire, suite aux décisions prises le mois dernier par le Sommet de la Zone Euro.

Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis’ remarks at the press conference on Bulgaria’s path towards ERM II and Banking Union participation

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European Commission – Speech – [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 12 July 2018 Good evening everyone, The Commission welcomes the efforts of Bulgaria to join the euro area. In economic terms, there are clear benefits of being part of the euro area: it …

Commissioner Pierre Moscovici presents the Summer 2018 Interim Economic Forecast

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European Commission – Speech – [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 12 July 2018 Bonjour à toutes et à tous et bienvenue. Tout d’abord, quelques mots pour présenter le format de ces prévisions. Comme je vous l’ai annoncé en février dernier, la Commission européenne a décidé de revenir au calendrier des prévisions…

Summer 2018 Interim Economic Forecast: Resilient growth amid increased uncertainty

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European Commission – Press release Brussels, 12 July 2018 Growth is set to remain strong in 2018 and 2019, at 2.1% this year and 2% next year in both the EU and the euro area. However, after five consecutive quarters of vigorous expansion, the economi…

Remarks by Commissioner Moscovici at the College readout: Commission supports normalisation in Greece through activation of post-programme framework

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European Commission – Speech – [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 11 July 2018 Dans 40 jours exactement, la Grèce va sortir de son programme d’assistance financière. J’ai toujours dit que la fin du programme grec devait marquer un changement réel dans le statut de la Grèce au sein de l’Union Européenne…

Commission supports normalisation in Greece through activation of post-programme framework – Questions and Answers

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European – Fact Sheet Commission Brussels, 11 July 2018 What did the Commission decide today? The European Commission adopted a decision to activate the enhanced surveillance framework to facilitate Greece’s normalisation, building on the progress that…