Eurogroup and Ecofin Meetings, 1 - 2 December 2008
Ministers agreed on a coordinated European policy response to the financial crisis
Article updated December 3, 2008
Eurogroup ministers met at 17:00 hrs on Monday 1 December. Joaquín Almunia, Commissioner responsible for Economic and Monetary Affairs and European Central Bank Governor Jean-Claude Trichet attended this meeting as well. A press conference took place after the meeting.
The Council of Economics and Finance Ministers started at 10.00 hrs on Tuesday 2 December and was attended by Commissioner Joaquín Almunia, Economic and Monetary affairs, audit and anti-fraud Vice President Siim Kallas, Internal Market and Services Commissioner Charlie McCreevy and Taxation and Customs Union Commissioner Laszlo Kovacs. A press conference took place after the meeting.