EC publishes Q&A on European Fund for Strategic Investments
The European Commission published a background document on the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) on Friday, 16 January 2015. The document "The European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI): Questions and Answers" presents answers to frequently asked questions on the EFSI from the Commission's point of view. The Commission's official legislative proposal for the EFSI was presented last week. The EFSI is a core element of Commission President Juncker's Investment Plan and should target projects that promote job-creation, long-term growth and competitiveness.
Negotiations on the EFSI proposal in an ad-hoc Council Working Group and in the European Parliament are expected to start shortly.
Related Commission documents on the Investment Plan and EFSI: http://ec.europa.eu/priorities/jobs-growth-investment/plan/documents/index_en.htm