European Fund for Strategic Investments defies expectations

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European commissioner in charge of jobs, growth, investment and competitiveness, Jyrki Katainen, gives a speech at a press conference on the Investment Plan for Europe and the successful first year of the European Fund for Strategic Investments, Brussels, Belgium, 01 June 2016

European Fund for Strategic Investments defies expectations


The European Commission has praised the achievements of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) in the past year. The President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Junker, said that “the investment plan works and defies the pessimists”.

Jyrki Katainen, Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness started Wednesday's press briefing at the Berlaymont building with a joke that he has bad news for journalists: EFSI, as ...


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