European Stability Mechanism (ESM)

European Stability Mechanism (ESM)

Information on the ESM’s mission to provide financial assistance to euro area countries when needed.

Balance of payments (BoP) assistance

Balance of payments (BoP) assistance

Information on how the EU offers BoP assistance to EU countries outside the euro area.

European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF)

European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF)

Information on how the EFSF was created as a temporary crisis solution for euro area countries in 2010.

European Financial Stabilisation Mechanism (EFSM)

European Financial Stabilisation Mechanism (EFSM)

Information on how the EFSM was created to provide financial assistance for EU countries and an overview of its programmes.

Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) to non-EU partner countries

Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) to non-EU partner countries

Macro-financial assistance is a form of financial aid extended by the EU to partner countries experiencing a balance of payments crisis.

How the Commission finances EU financial assistance programmes?

How the Commission finances EU financial assistance programmes?

Information on how the Commission provides financial assistance to countries experiencing financial difficulties.

Euratom loans

Euratom loans

The European Commission is empowered to lend on behalf of Euratom to finance investment projects related to nuclear power generation...