EU concerned over France, Italy and Spain debts

By |november 21st, 2019|EU fiscal rules, European Commission, France, Greece, Italy, News, Pierre Moscovici, Spain, stability and growth pact, Valdis Dombrovskis|

Reduction of public debt should be the main priority for France, Italy, and Spain, which have "failed to put their finances in order" during the economic upswing of recent years, the European Commission warned on Wednesday (20 November) at the presenta...

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Italy escapes EU budget sanction procedure after spending cuts

By |julij 4th, 2019|Italian budget, Italy, News, Pierre Moscovici|

The European Commission concluded on Wednesday (3 July) that Italy was no longer breaching the EU’s fiscal rules after the government reduced public spending by €7.6 billion in a last-minute effort to escape a sanction procedure.

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Next Commission urged to launch ‘aviation package’

By |junij 21st, 2019|aviation emissions, Brune Poirson, Karima Delli, Magdalena Andersson, Menno Snel, News, Pierre Moscovici|

The next European Commission should make curbing aviation emissions a priority in its work programme for the next five years, according to lawmakers at a special summit on Thursday (20 June) dedicated to taxing flights.

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One third of trade unionists voted for the far-right at last EU election

By |junij 19th, 2019|Brussels Economic Forum, Climate Change, European social pillar, inclusive growth, News, Pierre Moscovici, social contract, social europe, Valdis Dombrovskis|

The European social contract is broken and inclusive economic policies should be on the top of the next European Commission's agenda, policymakers said at the Brussels Economic Forum on Tuesday (18 June). 

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G20 agrees to wrap up Big Tech tax rules by 2020

By |junij 11th, 2019|digital services tax, digital tax, G20, News, Pierre Moscovici|

Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a final communique issued by the bloc showed on Sunday (9 April).

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LEAK: Commission ramps up pressure on minimum corporate tax

By |maj 17th, 2019|Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base (CCCTB), corporate tax, digital tax, Ecofin, News, Pierre Moscovici, Taxation|

European Commission will urge finance ministers on Friday (17 May) to agree on a floor to corporate taxation, as part of a strategy to shape the ongoing global debate on tax matters, according to documents seen by EURACTIV.com

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Moscovici on no-deal Brexit: ‘We are as ready as we can be’

By |april 3rd, 2019|backstop, Brexit, customs, Ireland, Irish border, News, no deal scenario, Pierre Moscovici|

As the deadlock over the UK's exit from the EU continues, the bloc has stepped up its preparation for a no-deal Brexit, in particular in the customs area, as border checks will become necessary "overnight" if the UK crashes out without a deal.

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Moscovici says Greek budget targets should be reduced

By |marec 1st, 2019|Alexis Tsipras, Greek bailout, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, News, News from capitals, Pierre Moscovici|

The targets of budget surpluses imposed by lenders on Greece as part of its bailout terms were not realistic and will have to be changed, EU economics affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said on Thursday (28 February).  EURACTIV Greece reports.

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German SPD retreat: Barley, Bullmann and Moscovici call for fairer taxation

By |februar 13th, 2019|digital tax, EU taxes, Katarina Barley, News, Pierre Moscovici, social justice, SPD, Udo Bullmann|

After a meeting between the SPD executive committee and the EU’s Commissioner for Economic Affairs in Berlin on Monday (11 February), all called for fairer taxation in Europe.  EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Uncertainty dampens European growth

By |februar 7th, 2019|Eurozone, News, Pierre Moscovici, Winter forecast|

Euro area economy is expected to slow down more markedly than initially expected, because of the impact of increasing risks, including a disorderly Brexit, and external tensions primarily driven by the US-China trade war.

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