ESM corona-loans expected to be available from 15 May

By |maj 9th, 2020|ECB, Eurogroup, European Stability Mechanism (ESM), German Constitutional Court, News|

The €240 billion in ‘cheap’ loans for countries affected by the coronavirus COVID-19 will be available as from 15 May, 15 days ahead of the expected date, European Stability Mechanism (ESM) chief, Klaus Regling, said on Friday (8 May).

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EU finance ministers to pass on ECB ruling

By |maj 7th, 2020|ECB, Eurogroup, European Court of Justice, German Constitutional Court, News, Pandemic Recovery Fund, PSPP|

The Eurogroup will discuss on Friday (8 May) the German Constitutional Court's controversial ruling on the European Central Bank's critical bond-buying programme but will not take a position, according to EU sources. 

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Reforms, investment and the EU Recovery Plan

By |april 23rd, 2020|coronavirus economic response, economic recovery, EU budget 2021-2027, EU summit, EUCO, Eurogroup, European Stability Mechanism (ESM), Eurozone, News|

The EU member states are finally discussing an ambitious European Recovery Plan and the good news is that they already have the right tool at hand, writes Dragoș Pîslaru.

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Centeno: ‘The old books by which we governed are of no use in this period’

By |april 21st, 2020|COVID 19 crisis, COVID-19, Eurogroup, European Council, Mário Centeno, MFF, News, Recovery Fund, single market|

In an interview with the Portuguese newspaper Público, the President of the Eurogroup, Mário Centeno, shared some leads about the EU’s recovery plan. He believes that the new recovery plan should have its “own, appropriate and innovative funding mechanism”.

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Dombrovskis: ‘I could imagine containment costs covered by ESM loans’

By |april 10th, 2020|Basel III, coronavirus exit strategy, Eurogroup, European Stability Mechanism (ESM), Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, SURE, Valdis Dombrovskis|

Following the Eurogroup’s agreement on the economic response to the coronavirus, European Commission vice-president Valdis Dombrovskis on Friday (10 April) welcomed the €540 billion package in an exclusive interview with EURACTIV.com

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Eurogroup agrees on €540 billion corona-package

By |april 10th, 2020|coronabonds, Eurogroup, European Stability Mechanism (ESM), News, SURE|

The Eurogroup finally agreed on a €500 billion package to support member states, companies and workers in the coronavirus crisis, after The Netherlands and Italy overcame they differences. Leaders will discuss in the coming days the recovery plan and the possibility of ‘coronabonds’.

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Italy PM warns virus puts EU project at stake

By |april 9th, 2020|coronavirus, Eurogroup, future of EU, Giuseppe Conte, Italy, News|

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte warned Thursday (9 April) that the European integration project was at risk if EU member states do not find an economic response to the coronavirus crisis.

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Eurogroup fails to progress on economic response to pandemic

By |april 8th, 2020|coronabonds, Eurogroup, European Stability Mechanism (ESM), News|

After a 16-hour teleconference that concluded on Wednesday morning (8 April), eurozone finance ministers failed to find an agreement on the economic package to tackle the  economic impact of the coronavirus.

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EU ministers to agree virus rescue plan, not ‘coronabonds’

By |april 7th, 2020|coronabonds, coronavirus, economic crisis, economic recovery, Eurogroup, European Stability Mechanism (ESM), Eurozone, France, Frugal 4, Italy, News, Spain|

EU countries are nearing an economic rescue plan for European countries worst hit by the coronavirus outbreak, sources said on Monday (6 April), but not at the level of ambition called for by Italy and Spain.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU ministers to agree virus rescue plan, not ‘coronabonds’

Von der Leyen: EU budget should be the Marshall plan we lay out together

By |april 2nd, 2020|COVID19, EU budget, Eurogroup, European unemployment insurance scheme, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, SURE|

The EU's next long-term budget should be a key instrument in the recovery plan to confront the huge economic consequences of the COVID-19 crisis, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Thursday (2 April).

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