Ministers will discuss the economic and financial situation. Recent months have seen a marked improvement in the economic situation and financial conditions.
Eurogroup ministers meet at 17.00 hrs on Monday 9 November in Brussels. Joaquín Almunia, Commissioner responsible for Economic and Monetary Affairs attended together with European Central Bank Governor Jean-Claude Trichet. A press conference took place after the meeting. The meeting was preceded at 14.30 hrs by the Macro-economic Dialogue with, among others, the Commission, Council, euro area President and the social partners.
>> Detailed memo on the meetings - MEMO/09/494 Preparation of Eurogroup and Economic and Finance Ministers Council, Brussels, 9 and 10 November 2009
>> Council conclusions
The Council of Economics and Finance Ministers started at 10.30 hrs on Tuesday 10 November. It was preceded by a working breakfast at 9.00 hrs. The ECOFIN meeting was attended by Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs Joaquín Almunia and Taxation and Customs Commissioner Laszlo Kovacs.
Main agenda points