Among other points, Ministers will discuss financial supervision issues and the economic and financial situation in light of the recent interim forecasts.
Eurogroup ministers will meet at 8:30 hrs on Thursday, 1 October. Joaquín Almunia, Commissioner responsible for Economic and Monetary Affairs will attend as will European Central Bank Governor Jean-Claude Trichet.
Ministers will be debriefed on the G-20 meeting of 24-25 September and will prepare the IMF/World Bank annual meetings on 3-4 October. Ministers will also continue to discuss the effect of the crisis on potential growth at country level.
The Council of Economics and Finance Ministers will start at on 1 October with a work lunch at ca. 12:30. The afternoon session will start at 15:45 until 19:00 and will continue on 2 October from 9:00 to 12:30. The European Commission will be represented by Commissioner Joaquín Almunia and Internal Market and Services Commissioner Charlie McCreevy.
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