Netherlands, Austria push for tougher conditions for corona-loans

By |april 2nd, 2020|coronabonds, COVID-19, European Investment Bank (EIB), European Stability Mechanism (ESM), European unemployment insurance scheme, News, SURE, The Netherlands|

The Hague and Vienna are insisting on including stricter conditionality attached to loans for coronavirus-hit countries, toughening up the formula proposed by the eurozone’s bailout fund (ESM) and seen by EURACTIV.com.

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Eurogroup nearing agreement to use bailout fund against pandemic

By |marec 25th, 2020|coronabonds, Eurogroup, European Stability Mechanism (ESM), Mário Centeno, News|

Countries of the euro area are close to an agreement to use the European Stability Mechanism to provide credit lines of up to 2% of their GDP to tackle the consequences of the coronavirus COVID-19.

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COVID-19: France wants to activate EU bailout fund without conditions or delay

By |marec 24th, 2020|Bruno Le Maire, coronavirus, COVID-19, Economy and Finance Ministry, emergency, European Commission, European Stability Mechanism (ESM), European Union, France, Germany, Italy, Margrethe Vestager, News|

The financial crisis management tool of the eurozone countries must be activated without delay and without conditions, said French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire before the Eurogroup meeting on Tuesday (24 March). EURACTIV France reports.

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EU countries warn of ‘severe economic downturn’, suspend Stability Pact

By |marec 24th, 2020|coronabonds, coronavirus, COVID-19, escape clause, European Stability Mechanism (ESM), News, stability and growth pact|

EU member states took the unprecedented decision to suspend the Stability and Growth Pact obligations on Monday (23 March), in order to allow billions of euros in extra spending to mitigate the "severe economic downturn" caused by the coronavirus.

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Italy’s Conte calls for EU’s ‘full firepower’ against virus

By |marec 20th, 2020|coronavirus, European Stability Mechanism (ESM), Giuseppe Conte, Italy, News|

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte called Friday (20 March) for the European Union to tap the "full firepower" of its rescue fund to combat the coronavirus outbreak.

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Germany and Netherlands ‘open’ to considering ‘coronabonds’ 

By |marec 19th, 2020|coronabonds, coronavirus, COVID-19, eurobonds, European Stability Mechanism (ESM), News|

Germany and The Netherlands, two of the most staunch opponents to the idea of issuing common debt in the eurozone, would be “open” to discuss eurobonds to mitigate the economic impact of the coronavirus COVID-19.

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Italian PM floats idea of ‘corona-bonds’ to restart EU economy

By |marec 18th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, eurobonds, European Stability Mechanism (ESM), Giuseppe Conte, Italy, News|

Giuseppe Conte, the Italian Prime Minister, urged EU leaders on Tuesday (17 March) to take extraordinary measures and consider issuing joint debt at EU level in order to help Europe's economy recover from the coronavirus crisis.

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Euro area countries mobilise around €120 billion against coronavirus

By |marec 17th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, Eurogroup, European Stability Mechanism (ESM), News|

Euro area countries have mobilised around 1% of their GDP (€120 billion) to fight against  the economic fallout from the coronavirus but continued to disagree over deploying a joint fiscal stimulus, after a joint teleconference held on Monday (16 March). 

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MEPs step up pressure to adopt bolder measures against coronavirus

By |marec 16th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, Eurogroup, European Investment Bank (EIB), European Stability Mechanism (ESM), Iratxe García, News|

Members of the European Parliament called on member states and EU institutions to adopt a more ambitious package to address the economic fallout of the coronavirus COVID-19, as the European economy is expected to fall into recession this year due to th...

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Eurozone 2020: The race against the clouds

By |januar 2nd, 2020|2020 Lookahead, China, European Deposit Insurance Scheme, European Stability Mechanism (ESM), eurozone reform, News, trade war|

After seven years of growth, the eurozone's outlook is deteriorating. There is a risk of a recession if the trade war with Washington worsens, while member states continue to disagree over the completion of the economic and monetary union that would he...

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