EU open to ‘coronabonds’ to cushion economic fallout – von der Leyen

By |marec 20th, 2020|coronabonds, coronavirus, Eurozone, News, Ursula von der Leyen|

The European Commission is ready to consider backing common debt issuance in the eurozone to help the bloc weather the massive economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak, its president said on Friday (20 March).

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Coronavirus will send EU spiraling into recession in 2020: Breton

By |marec 16th, 2020|coronavirus, economic crisis, Eurozone, News, Thierry Breton|

The coronavirus pandemic will plunge the European Union into recession this year, the EU’s internal market Commissioner Thierry Breton said, estimating the bloc’s economy risked a 2-2.5% hit.

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EU ministers hold videoconference to agree coordinated economic coronavirus response

By |marec 16th, 2020|coronavirus, Eurozone, Mário Centeno, News|

European Union finance ministers plan to agree on Monday (16 March) on a coordinated economic response to the coronavirus pandemic, with the European Commission forecasting the effects of the virus could push the EU into a recession. The action would...

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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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Bulgaria’s balance of payments reporting to Brussels ‘seriously flawed’

By |februar 27th, 2020|Bulgaria, ERM-2, Eurozone, News|

Eurostat and the European Commission have been informed of a serious problem with the reporting of the balance of payments of the Bulgarian economy to the EU institutions, which may have presented the country's GDP growth as much higher than it is. EURACTIV Bulgaria reports.

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Bulgaria delays entry into euro ‘waiting room’ until July

By |februar 21st, 2020|Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, Croatia, ERM2, Eurozone, News, Valdis Dombrovskis|

Bulgaria has delayed until July its plans to join the ERM2 Exchange Rate Mechanism, also known as the eurozone "waiting room", Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said Friday (21 February).

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Eurozone ministers discuss fiscal boost options as coronavirus worries weigh

By |februar 18th, 2020|Brexit, coronavirus, Eurozone, Mário Centeno, News, Olaf Scholz, Roberto Gualtieri|

Euro zone finance ministers discussed ways to pursue a more growth-friendly fiscal policy mix on Monday (17 February), in a potential nudge to Germany and the Netherlands to spend more as fears of a downturn grow in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic.

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Bulgaria changes legislation to join euro ‘waiting room’

By |februar 6th, 2020|Bulgaria, currency board, ERM-2, Eurozone, News, Vladislav Goranov|

Bulgaria's parliament adopted on Thursday (6 February) changes to the country's central bank law so as to allow its accession to the "waiting room" of the eurozone.

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EU eyes phasing out smallest euro cent coins

By |januar 30th, 2020|euro coin, Eurozone, Maroš Šefčovič, News|

The European Commission is considering a proposal to phase out 1-euro cent and 2-euro cent coins, an EU document showed, in what would be a cost-saving move as the coins' production and handling costs often exceed their face value.

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In blow to Eurogroup head, EU Commission criticises Portugal’s budget

By |januar 16th, 2020|debt crisis, Eurozone, fiscal discipline, Mário Centeno, News, Portugal|

The European Commission said on Wednesday (15 January) that Portugal's draft budget for 2020 was at risk of breaking European Union fiscal rules because of insufficient progress in reducing its structural deficit.

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