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The financial and economic crisis - a chronological overview - April 2011

The economic crisis has prompted intense and sustained action by the EU's national governments, the European Central Bank and the Commission. All have been working closely together to support growth and employment, ensure financial stability, and put in place a better governance system for the future.

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15 April 2011
Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the Review Mission to Ireland

Staff teams from the Commission, the ECB and the IMF visited Dublin during April 5-15 for the first quarterly review of the government’s economic programme. The teams’ assessment is that the programme is on track but challenges remain and steadfast policy implementation will be key.

>> Memo - Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the Review Mission to Ireland Choose translations of the previous link 

11 April 2011
Commission's mission to Hungary welcomes commitment to structural reform and calls for further details on deficit cuts

The 4-8 April mission, in close cooperation with International Monetary Fund staff, was undertaken to help prepare the Commission's Spring 2011 forecast and to review recent developments and policy initiatives.

>> Press release - Commission's mission to Hungary welcomes commitment to structural reform and calls for further details on deficit cuts Choose translations of the previous link 

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