Commission sets EU’s economic and social priorities for 2017

The European Commission has presented its European Semester Autumn package, setting out economic and social priorities for the EU, the euro area and the Member States for the year ahead.

This package marks the start of the European Semester 2017 and will be discussed with the other EU institutions and stakeholders to set the scene for the coming year. Once agreed, this guidance should be reflected in the Member States’ policies, in particular in their national programmes to be presented next spring. The package includes:

A factsheet is available on all of the above which can be accessed here.