Los Estados miembros deben aprovechar la oportunidad que ofrece la reactivación económica para realizar reformas estructurales, impulsar la inversión y reforzar sus finanzas públicas. Las prioridades varían a lo largo de la UE, pero es vital realizar mayores esfuerzos a todos los niveles para lograr un crecimiento más integrador, sólido y sostenible.

    En el caso de España se formulan las siguientes recomendaciones:

    HEREBY RECOMMENDS that Spain take action in 2017 and 2018 to:
    1. Ensure compliance with the Council decision of 8 August 2016 giving notice under the excessive deficit procedure, including also measures to strengthen the fiscal and public procurement frameworks. Undertake a comprehensive expenditure review in order to identify possible areas for improving spending efficiency.
    2. Reinforce the coordination between regional employment services, social services and employers, to better respond to jobseekers’ and employers’ needs. Take measures to promote hiring on open-ended contracts. Address regional disparitiesand fragmentation in income guarantee schemes and improve family support, including access to quality childcare. Increase labour market relevance of tertiary education. Address regional disparities in educational outcomes, notably by strengthening teachers’ training and individual students’ support.
    3. Ensure adequate and sustained investment in research and innovation and strengthen its governance across government levels. Ensure a thorough and timely implementation of the law on market unity for existing and forthcoming legislation.


    – Ver nota de prensa: http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1311_es.htm

    – Ver documento (versión en inglés, francés o alemán): https://ec.europa.eu/info/files/2017-european-semester-communication-country-specific-recommendations_en

    – Recomendación específicas para España (texto en inglés): https://ec.europa.eu/info/sites/info/files/2017-european-semester-country-specific-recommendations-commission-recommendations-spain.pdf