Economic accession criteria

Economic accession criteria

Economic criteria for a country to be eligible to join the EU, and how compliance and progress are monitored.

Pre-accession economic and fiscal surveillance

Pre-accession economic and fiscal surveillance

How countries joining the EU prepare their economies for economic and monetary union.

Pre-accession economic programmes

Pre-accession economic programmes

Pre-accession economic programmes help candidate countries for EU membership prepare to participate in the EU’s economic and monetary union. They aim at outlining the appropriate medium-term financial policy framework needed for EU accession.