EU bulletin 22nd January 2016 Employment in EU on the up

January 22, 2016 12:07 PM

The European recovery remains on track, despite turbulence in China, according to EU Commissioner Pierre Moscovici in an exclusive interview with EurActiv. But he also warned against complacency: http://www.euractiv.com/sections/euro-finance/moscovici-europe-less-vulnerable-other-regions-china-slowdown-321224

The economic recovery has improved the EU's labour markets with the employment rate continuing to increase, albeit very slowly, Employment Commissioner Marianne Thyssen said in Brussels on Thursday (21 January): http://www.euractiv.com/sections/social-europe-jobs/thyssen-our-fight-against-youth-unemployment-beginning-bear-fruit-321220

Economists say there is no direct link between any dismantling of the Schengen open border system and the EU single market and single currency, according to a report in EUobserver: https://euobserver.com/economic/131941

The EU aviation strategy released in December 2015 by the European Commission is a positive and welcomed step towards an even more sustainable and competitive aviation sector, a sector which already contributes almost 2 million jobs to the European economy, according to a statement by Boeing in Europe, reproduced in EurActiv: http://www.euractiv.com/video/boeing-europe-innovation-and-collaboration-will-advance-eu-aviation-strategy-321212

The European Commission, which plans a strategy on connected vehicles later this year, has released a report outlining how to "catch up" on connected vehicles as other countries―like the US and Japan―speed ahead, reports EurActiv: http://www.euractiv.com/sections/transport/eu-accelerates-catch-connected-cars-321221

The 'Labour Leave' campaign launch leaflet yesterday got its facts substantially wrong according to an analysis by InFacts, a new web resource. Read it here: http://hugo-dixon.com/