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Macro-Financial Assistance to EU Member States - State of Play, December 2017

05-12-2017

This document provides regularly updated information on EU Member States receiving financial assistance from the ESM, the EFSF, the EFSM, the EU balance of payments assistance facility, other Member States and/or the IMF. It also covers the post-programme reviews undertaken by the European Commission (EC) in liaison with the ECB (Post-Programme Surveillance, PPS), the IMF (Post-Programme Monitoring, PPM) and the ESM (Early Warning System, EWS).

This document provides regularly updated information on EU Member States receiving financial assistance from the ESM, the EFSF, the EFSM, the EU balance of payments assistance facility, other Member States and/or the IMF. It also covers the post-programme reviews undertaken by the European Commission (EC) in liaison with the ECB (Post-Programme Surveillance, PPS), the IMF (Post-Programme Monitoring, PPM) and the ESM (Early Warning System, EWS).

Economic Dialogue with the President of the Eurogroup - ECON on 7 December 2017

05-12-2017

Jeroen Dijsselbloem, President of the Eurogroup, has been invited to a regular Economic Dialogue, in particular, in accordance with Article 2ab of Regulation 1466/97 as amended. This briefing provides an overview of the ongoing work of the Eurogroup as regards public finances, macro-economic imbalances, financial adjustment programmes and the banking union. Mr Dijsselbloem has been the Eurogroup President since January 2013. As the President of the Eurogroup, he is also chairing the Board of Governors ...

Jeroen Dijsselbloem, President of the Eurogroup, has been invited to a regular Economic Dialogue, in particular, in accordance with Article 2ab of Regulation 1466/97 as amended. This briefing provides an overview of the ongoing work of the Eurogroup as regards public finances, macro-economic imbalances, financial adjustment programmes and the banking union. Mr Dijsselbloem has been the Eurogroup President since January 2013. As the President of the Eurogroup, he is also chairing the Board of Governors of the European Stability Mechanism. His mandate ends on 13 January 2018 when his successor Mário Centeno, Portugal’s Minister of Finance, will take office.

Statistical governance in Greece - recent developments

29-11-2017

This document provides an overview of the recent developments of Greek statistical system as well as an indication of the magnitude of the revision of public finance data after their first validation. It also covers legal proceedings before Greek courts against Andreas Georgiou (Head of the Greek Statistical Office, ELSTAT, between 2 August 2010 and 2 August 2015), among others on the ground of the accusation that he has inflated 2009 Greek deficit figures. This document is an update of a briefing ...

This document provides an overview of the recent developments of Greek statistical system as well as an indication of the magnitude of the revision of public finance data after their first validation. It also covers legal proceedings before Greek courts against Andreas Georgiou (Head of the Greek Statistical Office, ELSTAT, between 2 August 2010 and 2 August 2015), among others on the ground of the accusation that he has inflated 2009 Greek deficit figures. This document is an update of a briefing published in November 2016.

Economic Dialogue with the Commission on the launch of the 2018 European Semester Cycle

24-11-2017

ECON and EMPL on 27 November 2017 Vice-President Dombrovskis, Commissioner Moscovici and Commissioner Thyssen are participating in an Economic Dialogue on the “European Semester Autumn Package”, based on the provisions of the economic governance framework. This document gives an overview of the elements of the package and presents the next steps.

ECON and EMPL on 27 November 2017 Vice-President Dombrovskis, Commissioner Moscovici and Commissioner Thyssen are participating in an Economic Dialogue on the “European Semester Autumn Package”, based on the provisions of the economic governance framework. This document gives an overview of the elements of the package and presents the next steps.

Economic Dialogue with the Commission on 2018 Draft Budgetary Plans

24-11-2017

ECON on 27 November 2017 Vice-president Dombrovskis and Commissioner Moscovici have been invited to an Economic Dialogue on the European Commission Opinions on the 2018 Draft Budgetary Plans of the Euro Area Member States based on Articles 7 and 15 of EU Regulation 473/2013.

ECON on 27 November 2017 Vice-president Dombrovskis and Commissioner Moscovici have been invited to an Economic Dialogue on the European Commission Opinions on the 2018 Draft Budgetary Plans of the Euro Area Member States based on Articles 7 and 15 of EU Regulation 473/2013.

Implementation of the Stability and Growth Pact (November 2017)

23-11-2017

This document gives an overview of key developments under the preventive and corrective arms of the Stability and Growth Pact (SGP) on the basis of (1) the latest Council decisions and recommendations in the framework of the SGP; (2) the latest European Commission (COM) economic forecast; and (3) the latest COM Opinions on compliance of the Draft Budgetary Plans (DBPs) of euro area Member States with the SGP. The document is regularly updated.

This document gives an overview of key developments under the preventive and corrective arms of the Stability and Growth Pact (SGP) on the basis of (1) the latest Council decisions and recommendations in the framework of the SGP; (2) the latest European Commission (COM) economic forecast; and (3) the latest COM Opinions on compliance of the Draft Budgetary Plans (DBPs) of euro area Member States with the SGP. The document is regularly updated.

The role of national fiscal bodies: State of play (November 2017)

23-11-2017

This briefing provides an overview of the role played by national fiscal institutions in the preparations of forthcoming budgets in EU Member States. As part of the scrutiny of the implementation of the economic governance framework in the European Union, the objective of the briefing is twofold: 1) to give and overview of the extent to which the Stability or Convergence Programmes and the Draft Budgetary Plans contain information about the involvement of independent national fiscal bodies in the ...

This briefing provides an overview of the role played by national fiscal institutions in the preparations of forthcoming budgets in EU Member States. As part of the scrutiny of the implementation of the economic governance framework in the European Union, the objective of the briefing is twofold: 1) to give and overview of the extent to which the Stability or Convergence Programmes and the Draft Budgetary Plans contain information about the involvement of independent national fiscal bodies in the preparation of these programmes/plans; and 2) to give an overview of the current set-up and role of these independent fiscal bodies based on the most recent assessment by the European Commission.

Key features of 2018 Draft Budgetary Plans

20-11-2017

This document compares key features of the 2018 Draft Budgetary Plans (DBP) with the autumn 2017 forecasts by the European Commission (EC) and key features included in the 2017 Stability Programmes (SP) with the spring 2017 forecasts by the EC. While blue cells indicate that the Member State is more optimistic than the EC forecast, grey cells indicate that the Member State is less optimistic than the EC forecast. An overview comparing these figures with the required fiscal efforts and the medium-term ...

This document compares key features of the 2018 Draft Budgetary Plans (DBP) with the autumn 2017 forecasts by the European Commission (EC) and key features included in the 2017 Stability Programmes (SP) with the spring 2017 forecasts by the EC. While blue cells indicate that the Member State is more optimistic than the EC forecast, grey cells indicate that the Member State is less optimistic than the EC forecast. An overview comparing these figures with the required fiscal efforts and the medium-term budgetary objectives in structural terms (MTO) as included in the latest Council decisions/recommendations is provided in a separate EGOV table.

Structural Budget Balances in EU Member States

16-11-2017

Structural budget balances play an important role in the fiscal policy frameworks of the EU both as part of the application of the Stability and Growth Pact (SGP) and in the implementation of the balanced budget rule by the contracting parties of the intergovernmental Treaty on Stability, Coordination and Governance in the EMU (the fiscal section of the Treaty is called “Fiscal Compact”). This document provides a short overview of the concept and application of the structural balance rule(s) in ...

Structural budget balances play an important role in the fiscal policy frameworks of the EU both as part of the application of the Stability and Growth Pact (SGP) and in the implementation of the balanced budget rule by the contracting parties of the intergovernmental Treaty on Stability, Coordination and Governance in the EMU (the fiscal section of the Treaty is called “Fiscal Compact”). This document provides a short overview of the concept and application of the structural balance rule(s) in the EU. It will be regularly updated, in particular, the annex that shows progress made (based on the latest Commission forecast) by Member States in reaching their structural budget commitments under the preventive arm of the SGP. his briefing provides an overview of the role played by independent national fiscal bodies in the preparations of forthcoming budgets in EU Member States.

Greece's financial assistance programme (September 2017)

04-10-2017

This briefing provides an overview of the economic situation in Greece and the main elements of the third financial assistance programme. This briefing is regularly updated (this version replaces the version published on 22 June 2017).

This briefing provides an overview of the economic situation in Greece and the main elements of the third financial assistance programme. This briefing is regularly updated (this version replaces the version published on 22 June 2017).

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