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The financial and economic crisis - a chronological overview - August 2009

The current crisis calls for concerted action at both the European and the international level. The EU has taken a series of bold measures to restore confidence, stability and sustainability  in the financial markets.

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20 August 2009
Communication on developing indicators to complement GDP

>> COM(2009) 433 final. GDP and beyond : measuring progress in a changing world.

11 August 2009
Financial crisis package for Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Commission approves a €39 million package to help Bosnia and Herzegovina mitigate the impact of the financial and economic crisis. The grant has been allocated under the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance and will trigger loan financing from international financial institutions such as the EIB, the EBRD and the Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau.
>> Press release IP/09/1230. EU approves a €39 million financial crisis response package for Bosnia and Herzegovina Choose translations of the previous link 

7 August 2009
Review of national aid state aid schemes introduced during the financial crisis

The review addresses the effectiveness of the schemes and analyses issues raised by Member States in this context. The review also consolidates the requirements common to all approved guarantee and recapitalisation schemes and gives an overview per Member State of the public resources involved.
>> Memo 09/360. State aid: Review of national aid schemes introduced during the financial crisis Choose translations of the previous link 
>> Competition. Review of guarantee and recapitalisation schemes in the financial sector in the current crisis

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