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Eurogroup, 11/07/2016 - Main results

Eurogroup, 11/07/2016 - Main results

The Eurogroup discussed the economic situation in the euro area, outcomes of the post-programme surveillance missions in Portugal and Ireland, the budgetary situation in Portugal and Spain, the euro area fiscal stance in 2017 and improving conditions for investment. 

-> Commissioner Moscovici opening remarks at the Eurogroup press conference

 
Stability and Growth Pact: Commission confirms absence of effective action by Spain and Portugal

Stability and Growth Pact: Commission confirms absence of effective action by Spain and Portugal

On 7 July 2016, in response to 2013 Council recommendations, the College of Commissioners adopted recommendations for Council decisions under Article 126(8) TFEU establishing the absence of effective action by Spain and Portugal for the years 2014 and 2015.

For more information: press release, memo and press remarks by Vice-President Dombrovskis and Commissioner Moscovici

 

 
Commission reports on Pericles programme protecting euro banknotes and coins from being counterfeited

Commission reports on Pericles programme protecting euro banknotes and coins from being counterfeited

The European Commission and the European Central Bank are working together to protect euro notes and coins in close cooperation with Europol and Interpol. See the 2015 Commission annual report on the Pericles 2020' programme for the protection of the euro against counterfeiting. For general formation on how the EU is working together to protect euro banknotes and coins from being counterfeited, see this video.

 
EU-Jordan: Commission proposes further EUR 200 million in Macro-Financial Assistance

EU-Jordan: Commission proposes further EUR 200 million in Macro-Financial Assistance

Today, the Commission has proposed additional Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) to Jordan of up to EUR 200 million in medium-term loans at favourable financing conditions.

 
Macro-Financial Assistance

Macro-Financial Assistance

The EU works to establish a close economic and political dialogue with its neighbouring countries and also offers emergency loans and grants in difficult times. This new video episode of  "European Economy Explained" shows how macro-financial assistance is arranged.