IEU GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 17 May 2017


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# PROCUREMENT: 

  • Motorway concessions: Commission refers ITALY to the Court of Justice of the EU +++

# SINGLE MARKET: 

  • Car emissions: EU Commission opens infringement procedure against ITALY for breach of EU rules on car type approval +++ 
  • Pyrotechnics: EU Commission urges GERMANY to transpose the new rules +++ 
  • Single market: Commission requests IRELAND and PORTUGAL to transpose new rules on equipment for potentially explosive atmospheres +++ 
  • Single market: Commission calls on the UNITED KINGDOM to transpose new rules on recreational boats and their engines +++ 

# SME

  • BDI-Handlungsempfehlungen: Leidensdruck im Mittelstand steigt (DE)

# INDUSTRY

  • Report - Digitising European industry - A8-0183/2017 - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • DG Grow: JRC science for policy report published - "Non-ferrous Metals Manufacturing: Vision for 2050 and Actions Needed"

# POSTING OF WORKERS

  • EP Opinion - Posting of workers in the framework of the provision of services - PE 597.610v02-00 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection
  • EU Council: ST 7823 2017 INIT Proposal for a DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL amending Directive 96/71/EC of The European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 1996 concerning the posting of workers in the framework of the provision of services

# EMPLOYMENT

  • EU Commissioner Thyssen participates in G20 Ministerial meeting of Labour and Employment Ministers

# INDICATORS

  • Growth has strengthened almost everywhere, and in some places is at or close to multi-year highs - Positive internal dynamics and strong momentum in Germany suggest it will continue
  • March 2017 compared with February 2017 - Production in construction down by 1.1% in euro area - Down by 0.8% in EU28

# EU COMMISSION REGISTER

  • DG GROW
    • REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL on the review of the practical application of the European Single Procurement Document (ESPD)

# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTER

  • Text adopted - European Qualifications Framework for lifelong learning - P8_TA-PROV(2017)0217 - Wednesday, 17 May 2017 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Amendments 43 - 360 - Better services for skills and qualifications (Europass) - PE 602.923v01-00 - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs, Committee on Culture and Education


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