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June 2018 - Annual inflation up to 2.0% in the euro area - Stable at 2.0% in the EU

10 hours 41 min ago
European Commission - EUROSTAT June 2018 - June 2018 - Brussels, 18 July 2018 Euro area annual inflation rate was 2.0% in June 2018, up from 1.9% in May 2018. A year earlier, the rate was 1.3%. European Union annual inflation was 2.0% in June 2018, stable compared with May 2018.

May 2018 compared with April 2018 - Production in construction up by 0.3% in euro area - Up by 1.2% in EU28

10 hours 41 min ago
European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 18 July 2018 In May 2018 compared with April 2018, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 0.3% in the euro area (EA19) and by 1.2% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

Trade: Commission imposes provisional safeguard measures on imports of steel products

12 hours 6 min ago
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 July 2018 Today the European Commission is announcing provisional safeguard measures concerning imports of a number of steel products. These measures will address the diversion of steel from other countries to the EU market as a result of the recently imposed US tariffs.

EU and Japan sign Economic Partnership Agreement

17 July, 2018 - 12:30
European Commission - Press release Tokyo, 17 July 2018 At the EU-Japan summit in Tokyo, Presidents Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, signed today the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).

Smarter, greener, more inclusive? - How is the European Union progressing towards its Europe 2020 targets? - EU mostly on track. Research & development and poverty alleviation lagging behind

17 July, 2018 - 12:00
European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 17 July 2018 The Europe 2020 strategy, adopted by the European Council in June 2010, is the European Union's agenda for jobs and growth for the current decade. As a main objective, the strategy strives to deliver high levels of employment, productivity and social cohesion...

Joint Statement by Haruhi Kumazawa, Commissioner of the Personal Information Protection Commission of Japan and Věra Jourová, Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality of the European Commission

17 July, 2018 - 10:04
European Commission - Statement Tokyo, 17 July 2018 Commissioner of the Personal Information Protection Commission of Japan, Haruhi Kumazawa, and Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, Věra Jourová, today successfully concluded discussions to recognise each other's personal data protection systems as equivalent.

Questions & Answers on the Japan adequacy decision

17 July, 2018 - 10:03
European Commission - Fact Sheet Tokyo, 17 July 2018 Q&A What is an adequacy decision? An adequacy decision is a decision taken by the European Commission establishing that a third country provides a comparable level of protection of personal data to that in the European Union, through its domestic law...

The European Union and Japan agreed to create the world's largest area of safe data flows

17 July, 2018 - 10:02
European Commission - Press release Tokyo, 17 July 2018 The EU and Japan successfully concluded today their talks on reciprocal adequacy. They agreed to recognise each other's data protection systems as 'equivalent', which will allow data to flow safely between the EU and Japan.

President Jean-Claude Juncker at the joint press conference with Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, and Mr Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China at the EU-China Summit

16 July, 2018 - 09:33
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Beijing, 16 July 2018 Prime Minister, Colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen,   I am delighted to be back in Beijing for this 20th EU-China Summit. I first visited China in 1996 as Prime Minister of Luxembourg and it is always a pleasure to...