About 18 million people suffer long-term annoyance from transport noise in the European Union (EU). The European Commission’s zero pollution action plan aims to reduce the number of people chronically disturbed by transport noise by 30% by 2030, compared to 2017 levels. According to the European Environment Agency’s assessment, published today, reaching this target is […]
In the week ending 16 September 2022 the net position of the Eurosystem in foreign currency (asset items 2 and 3 minus liability items 7, 8 and 9) increased by EUR 1.3 billion to EUR 348.1 billion.
EMA’s human medicines committee (CHMP) has recommended converting the conditional marketing authorisations of the COVID-19 vaccines Comirnaty (BioNTech/Pfizer’s vaccine) and Spikevax (Moderna’s vaccine) into standard marketing authorisations. These no longer need to be renewed annually. All other obligations for the companies remain in place.
Decarbonisation to be based on issuer-specific climate score Corporate bond holdings to be tilted towards issuers with better scores Tilting to be applied to all corporate bond purchases settled as of 1 October 2022
Current account recorded €20 billion deficit in July 2022, down from €4 billion surplus in previous month Current account surplus amounted to €63 billion (0.5% of euro area GDP) in 12 months to July 2022, down from €370 billion (3.1%) one year earlier In financial account, euro area residents’ net acquisitions of non-euro area portfolio investment securities totalled […]
Hungary is sending 11,700 doses of coronavirus vaccine to Montenegro, the minister of foreign affairs and trade said on Sunday.
The European Commission has proposed suspending a part of the EU funds allocated to Hungary over concerns about their mismanagement. Johannes Hahn, the Commissioner for Budget and Administration, told a press conference on Sunday that the EC was proposing to the European Council a suspension of 65% of cohesion funds due to Hungary, amounting to […]
The European Parliament on Thursday passed a report on the state of the rule of law in Hungary.
The European Commission has seen no positive developments regarding the state of the rule of law in Hungary, Didier Reynders, the European Commissioner for Justice, told a plenary session of the European parliament on Wednesday.
In the week ending 9 September 2022 the net position of the Eurosystem in foreign currency (asset items 2 and 3 minus liability items 7, 8 and 9) increased by EUR 0.3 billion to EUR 346.8 billion.