Dombrovskis presents the 2016 European Semester Winter Package: “It is crucial to address reforms to fight longstanding weaknesses”

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Valdis Dombrovskis European Commission Vice-President in charge of the Euro and Social Dialogue gives a press conference on first orientation debate on the European Pillar of Social Rights (archive).

More Member States are making progress in addressing imbalances in their economies, shows the the 2016 European Semester Winter Package.


Less member states failed the in-depth reviews to assess whether they were experiencing macroeconomic imbalances, than in last November of 2015. On the 18 Member States that failed some months ago, European Commission has concluded that 6 are not experiencing imbalances in the framework of the macroeconomic imbalances procedure, while 12 continue to experience either imbalances or excessive imbalances. This change is translated as progress both in addressing those imbalances, reflecting the focu...


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