Commission defends gradual return to fiscal discipline to avoid ‘mistakes’ of austerity

By |maj 20th, 2020|Austerity, coronavirus recovery plan, country-specific recommendations, News, Paolo Gentiloni, Valdis Dombrovskis|

The European Commission could start controlling deficit and debt levels from next year, once the recession is over. But the road to balancing public accounts again will avoid the “mistakes” of the last crisis, the institution said on Wednesday (20 May). 

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EU recovery funds will come with strings attached 

By |maj 20th, 2020|conditionality, coronavirus recovery plan, COVID-19, News, Valdis Dombrovskis|

The EU’s unprecedented stimulus to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic will come with certain conditions which should reflect the extraordinary nature of this crisis and the European goals, senior MEPs and diplomats have said

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New capital markets union strategy to take central role in EU recovery

By |maj 18th, 2020|Capital Markets Union, COVID-19, News, Valdis Dombrovskis|

The European Commission will outline in the autumn a new package of initiatives to deepen the capital markets union, seen as a key tool to relaunch the EU economy in the aftermath of COVID-19, according to an internal document seen by EURACTIV.com.

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EU proposes scrapping usual conditions for ESM use in virus battle

By |maj 8th, 2020|coronavirus economic response, European Stability Mechanism (ESM), Giuseppe Conte, Italy, Mário Centeno, News, Paolo Gentiloni, Valdis Dombrovskis|

The European Commission on Thursday (7 May) proposed scrapping the usual conditions for countries using the eurozone’s bailout fund as they try to revive their economies hit by the coronavirus epidemic. The proposal may make the fund more palatable for...

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Commission proposes pan-European authority to fight against ‘dirty money’

By |maj 7th, 2020|anti-money laundering, blacklist, European Banking Authority, News, Valdis Dombrovskis|

The European Commission outlined on Thursday a series of proposals to bolster the flawed anti-money laundering system in Europe, including a new pan-European authority, following a series of major scandals in Europe.

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EU Commission will propose ‘borrowing’ to finance recovery plan: Dombrovskis

By |april 21st, 2020|Angela Merkel, coronabonds, coronavirus economic response, COVID-19, EU budget, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, Valdis Dombrovskis|

The EU executive will propose borrowing from the markets in order to finance a recovery plan that will come on top of the EU budget, the European Commission's vice-president for the economy, Valdis Dombrovskis, told EU lawmakers on Monday (20 April). 

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EU could finance €1.5 trillion recovery fund with bonds: Dombrovskis

By |april 14th, 2020|coronavirus, coronavirus exit, economic crisis, News, Valdis Dombrovskis|

The European Union could finance a recovery fund worth up to €1.5 trillion with bonds guaranteed by member states, European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis told German newspaper Handelsblatt.

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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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Commission lists regions ripe for just transition cash

By |februar 27th, 2020|Just Transition Fund, News, Valdis Dombrovskis|

The European Commission revealed on Wednesday (26 February) which specific parts of the EU are eligible to split a €7.5 billion-strong climate fund, earmarked for spending on cleaning up heavy industry and supporting workers in the fossil fuel industry.

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Dombrovskis: EU’s fiscal rules are flexible for impact of coronavirus

By |februar 26th, 2020|banking regulation, capital requirements directive, coronavirus, Greece, Italy, News, Valdis Dombrovskis, winter package|

The European Commission will be "flexible" with Italy and other member states affected by the coronavirus when assessing their efforts to balance their public accounts, European Commission vice-president Valdis Dombrovskis said in an interview.

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