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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No progress on reform of eurozone bailout fund until March

By |januar 16th, 2020|Banking union, ESM, Eurozone, News|

Reform of the eurozone bailout fund will remain frozen until at least March, a senior official said on Wednesday (15 January), as governments are still divided over technical details on bond restructuring.

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Croatia highlights its Schengen and Eurozone ambitions

By |januar 9th, 2020|Andrej Plenković, Bulgaria, Cooperation and Verification Mechanism, Croatia, Croatian Presidency, Dublin reform, Eurozone, News, refugee crisis, Romania, Schengen|

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković made it clear that Croatia, the latest EU newcomer, wants to join as soon as possible the Union’s inner circles – the borderless Schengen space and the Eurozone.

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Eurozone growth driven by services, weighed down by industry slump

By |januar 7th, 2020|China, Economy, Eurozone, France, Germany, Growth, Italy, Markit, News, private sector, Stagnation, Tertiary sector, US|

While the eurozone's private sector stagnated until December 2019, the manufacturing sector saw a prolonged slump. It is the services sector that continues to drive the Eurozone's growth. EURACTIV's partner La Tribune reports.

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Late Erasmus founder Lenarduzzi said Europe ‘as we conceived it’ is blocked

By |december 6th, 2019|Angela Merkel, budget, citizen's initiative, deadlock, Erasmus Mundus, Eurozone, News, Nicholas Sarkozy|

To honour the legacy of late Erasmus "father" Domenico Lenarduzzi, who passed away on Tuesday (3 December), EURACTIV is reposting an interview with him that was originally published on 22 September 2011.

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France to convince member states on size of eurozone budget

By |oktober 9th, 2019|budget, Eurozone, France, News|

Since the June agreement on the eurozone budget, blockages have persisted between the 19 members of the euro area. But France is now taking an active role in persuading the others of the need to pin down practical details. EURACTIV France reports.

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France urges Germany to follow its example with budget stimulus

By |september 27th, 2019|Bruno Le Maire, Eurozone, fiscal policy, France, Gérald Darmanin, Germany, News|

France will cut taxes by more than €10 billion next year and Germany should follow Paris' footsteps with fiscal stimulus to revive its flagging economy, France's finance minister said on Thursday (26 September).

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