• Posted 16-Nov-2016

Start of the 2017 European Semester: Autumn Package

The Commission set out on 16 November 2016 its views on the EU's economic and social priorities for the year ahead, building on the guidance from President Juncker's 2016 State of the Union address and on the latest economic data from the Commission's Autumn 2016 Forecast.

This package starts the 2017 cycle of economic governance, the so-called European Semester. Commission confirms the need to move towards a more positive fiscal stance for the euro area, and completes assessment of euro area Member States' Draft Budgetary Plans.

More information: http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-3711_en.htm