NextGenerationEU – the temporary recovery instrument of around €800 billion in current prices – is at the heart of the EU response to the coronavirus crisis. To finance the recovery, the European Commission – on behalf of the EU – is borrowing on the capital markets.Read more
NextGenerationEU policy brief
NextGenerationEU Green Bonds
SURE Social Bonds
To finance the SURE – the EU programme to finance short-term employment schemes across the EU – the Commission is issuing up to €100 billion of social bonds.Read more
Financial assistance programmes
The European Commission runs several lending programmes to support EU Member States and third countries: Support to mitigate Unemployment Risks in an Emergency (SURE), Balance of Payments, European Financial Stabilisation Mechanism and Macro-Financial Assistance programme.Read more
Information about the EU's annual borrowing decision and funding plans.
Primary Dealer Network
Transparent relations with banks are key for the success of the NextGenerationEU diversified funding strategy.Read more
To best address its funding needs, the Commission has launched an auction programme. Under this programme, the Commission is auctioning both its EU-Bills and part of its EU-Bonds.Read more
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