Berlin to borrow €218.5bn to fund virus stimulus

By |junij 16th, 2020|budget deficit, Germany, News, stability and growth pact|

The German government plans to take on €218.5 billion in new debt this year to pay for massive stimulus to help the country recover from the coronavirus impact, finance ministry sources said Monday (15 June).

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France’s budget deficit could skyrocket to 7% of GDP in COVID-19 aftermath

By |marec 20th, 2020|budget deficit, COVID-19, France, GDP, government spending, News|

The French government continues to announce stimulus spending, as well as support measures for companies, employees and the research sector worth billions to mitigate the COVID-19 crisis. Although necessary, those measures could send the country's budg...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za France’s budget deficit could skyrocket to 7% of GDP in COVID-19 aftermath

Coronavirus deaths rise in Italy, government prepares economic support

By |marec 2nd, 2020|budget deficit, coronavirus, Eurozone, Italy, News|

The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in Italy has risen to 34, five more than a day earlier, officials said on Sunday (1 March), as the government prepared to boost spending to help the fragile economy.

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Italy’s Tria sees no obstacles to budget deal with EU

By |junij 26th, 2019|budget deficit, Eurozone, Giovanni Tria, Italy, Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Salvini, News|

Italy's economy minister said on Tuesday (25 June) he was confident of reaching an agreement with the European Union over the country's budget, adding that deficit targets in a draft deal would reflect a "more than prudent" fiscal policy.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Italy’s Tria sees no obstacles to budget deal with EU

Italy’s Di Maio, Salvini slam EU debt warning

By |junij 6th, 2019|budget deficit, italian elections, Italy, Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Salvini, News, populism|

Italy's populist Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio on Wednesday (5 June) dismissed Brussels' formal warning over the country's excessive public spending as "too easy".

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IMF urges France to step up reforms to rein in debt

By |junij 4th, 2019|budget deficit, Emmanuel Macron, France, IMF, News, public debt, yellow vests|

The International Monetary Fund on Monday (3 June) warned France that its public debt is "too high for comfort", calling on the nation to tackle the issue by stepping up spending reforms.

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Italian PM Conte says he will resign if coalition squabbles persist

By |junij 4th, 2019|5-Star Movement, budget deficit, Giuseppe Conte, italian elections, Italy, Lega, Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Salvini, News|

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Monday (3 June) he was ready to resign unless the two parties in the governing populist coalition -- the League and the Five Star Movement -- stopped squabbling.

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Isolated Italy excluded from EU top jobs race, faces pressure over debt

By |maj 29th, 2019|Antonio Tajani, budget deficit, Giuseppe Conte, Italy, Matteo Salvini, News, Sanctions, top jobs|

Italy risks a rude awakening in the race for top European Union jobs as it faces growing isolation after eurosceptic nationalists in its ruling coalition won big in last week's European Parliament elections.

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Italy’s populist leaders pledge to replace central bank’s top brass

By |februar 11th, 2019|5-Star Movement, banking supervision, Banks, budget deficit, European Commission, Italy, Lega, Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Salvini, News, State aid|

Italy's populist leaders on Saturday (9 February) promised to replace top officials at the country's central bank, who they said must pay for failing to prevent a spate of banking scandals in which thousands lost their savings.

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Greek parliament approves first post-bailout budget

By |december 19th, 2018|Alexis Tsipras, Austerity, budget deficit, European semester, Greek bailout, Greek crisis, Greek elections, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, New Democracy, News, pensions, SYRIZA|

Greek lawmakers approved on Tuesday (18 December) the country's first post-bailout budget which projects a high primary surplus next year and sees a pick-up in economic growth.

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