Among other points, Ministers discussed the economic situation and market developments and the Swedish Presidency work programme.
Updated 7 July 2009.
Eurogroup ministers met at 17.00 hrs on Monday 6 July in Brussels. Joaquín Almunia, Commissioner responsible for Economic and Monetary Affairs and European Central Bank Governor Jean-Claude Trichet attended the meeting as well.
AgendaEurogroup Ministers discussed the economic situation and the effect that the crisis would have on potential growth. Euro area GDP is forecast to fall by 4% in 2009 and recover to only +0.1% in 2010, according to the Commission's spring forecasts.
The Council of Economics and Finance Ministers started at 9.45 hrs on Tuesday 7 July. The ECOFIN meeting was attended by Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs Joaquín Almunia and Internal Market and Financial Services Commissioner Charlie McCreevy.
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