German finance minister defends borrowing for economic stimulus package

By |junij 17th, 2020|coronavirus, coronavirus economic response, coronavirus recovery plan, COVID-19, debt, Debt brake, economic stimulus, Germany, News, Olaf Scholz, SPD|

For once, Germany is not shying away from debt to overcome a crisis. With the second supplementary budget, the state's additional borrowing due to the coronavirus is raised to a total of €218.5 billion. But criticism is coming from the German Taxpayers' Federation. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Germany agrees to more cash to shield workers, companies from coronavirus hit

By |april 23rd, 2020|coronavirus exit strategy, economic crisis, economic stimulus, Germany, News|

Germany's coalition parties on Thursday (23 April) agreed to further measures worth some €10 billion to shield workers and companies from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

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German parliament suspends debt brake to fight coronavirus outbreak

By |marec 26th, 2020|Angela Merkel, Bundestag, coronavirus, economic stimulus, German constitution, Germany, News, Olaf Scholz|

The German lower house on Wednesday (25 March) suspended the country's constitutionally enshrined debt brake, approving a massive stimulus package by Chancellor Angela Merkel's government to weather the economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak.

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COVID-19 stimulus should address health, economy and climate together

By |marec 23rd, 2020|climate emergency, COVID-19, economic recovery plan, economic stimulus, News|

Governments around the globe are quickly designing some of the biggest economic stimulus plan ever seen in peacetime in response to the COVD-19 pandemic. But while the health crisis has forced all concerned to take swift action, we are still moving too slowly when it comes to  the climate crisis, writes María Mendiluce.

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Belgium to unlock 1 billion euros for hospitals

By |marec 20th, 2020|Belgium, coronavirus, economic stimulus, hospitals, News|

Belgium's newly formed federal government will provide €1 billion urgently to help hospitals face the coronavirus crisis as the situation in the coming days become "extremely intense" for healthcare services, it said on Friday (20 March).

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Stock markets rise on huge economic support plans

By |marec 20th, 2020|coronavirus, ECB, economic stimulus, News, stock market|

Global stock markets pushed higher Friday (20 March) at the end of another volatile week, as weary investors welcomed a worldwide fightback against the coronavirus fallout by governments and central banks. In the eurozone, markets jumped after the Euro...

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Spain unveils ‘unprecedented’ €200 billion coronavirus package

By |marec 18th, 2020|coronavirus, economic stimulus, News, Pedro Sanchez, Spain|

Spain announced a €200 billion package on Tuesday (17 March) to help companies and protect workers and other vulnerable groups affected by the spiralling coronavirus crisis.

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US, UK ‘going big’ in economic fightback against virus

By |marec 18th, 2020|Boris Johnson, coronavirus, Donald Trump, economic stimulus, News, Rishi Sunak, United States|

The United States and Britain led a multi-billion-dollar global fightback against economic havoc wreaked by the coronavirus as the European Union shut its borders to travellers from outside for 30 days to stem the pandemic's ferocious spread.

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Austria launches coronavirus aid, ready to help support companies

By |marec 15th, 2020|Austria, coronavirus, economic stimulus, News, Sebastian Kurz|

Austria is making €4 billion immediately available to deal with the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, the conservative-led government said on Saturday as it ditched a central pledge to balance its budget.

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As stock markets collapse, IMF calls for support for the coronavirus-infected economy

By |marec 10th, 2020|China, coronavirus, Donald Trump, economic stimulus, Gita Gopinath, IMF, Italy, Kristalina Georgieva, News, oil prices, stock market, World Bank|

The International Monetary Fund called on governments worldwide Monday (9 March) to join forces and roll out aggressive financial supports for the coronavirus-infected global economy, including direct payments to workers and businesses.

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