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The European Semester

The European Semester is the EU's annual cycle of economic policy guidance and surveillance.


Implementation of the EU’s economic governance is organised annually in a cycle, known as the European Semester, as part of which:

  • the European Commission analyses the fiscal and structural reform policies of every Member State, provides recommendations, and monitors their implementation;
  • the Member States implement the commonly agreed policies

See the full details on : Making it happen: the European Semester

European Semester calendar

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