Commissioner Šemeta optimistic about the progress on FTT with the Danish Presidency
12 January, 2012, Copenhagen. In the meeting of the European Commission with the Danish Presidency, Commissioner Šemeta encouraged Denmark to be active in the negotiations on Financial transaction tax for Europe.
"I am optimistic about the progress in the first half of 2012. Our focus remains on reaching agreement at 27. We would like all European countries to enjoy the benefits of our proposed tax. This is about fairness and the legitimate expectations of citizens across Europe," – Commissioner Šemeta said after the meeting.