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Implementation of the Stability and Growth Pact (February 2017)

22-02-2017

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 Commission (COM) winter 2017 economic forecast (of 13 February 2017), (2) the latest Council decisions and recommendations in the framework of the SGP and (3) the COM Opinions (of 16 November 2016 and 17 January 2017) on compliance of the 2017 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 Commission (COM) winter 2017 economic forecast (of 13 February 2017), (2) the latest Council decisions and recommendations in the framework of the SGP and (3) the COM Opinions (of 16 November 2016 and 17 January 2017) on compliance of the 2017 Draft Budgetary Plans (DBPs) of euro area Member States with the SGP. The document is regularly updated.

Structural Budget Balances in EU Member States

22-02-2017

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 (“Fiscal Compact”) by the contracting parties of the intergovernmental Treaty on Stability, Coordination and Governance in the EMU. This document gives an overview of the concept and application of the structural balance rule(s) in the EU. It will be regularly updated, in particular, ...

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 (“Fiscal Compact”) by the contracting parties of the intergovernmental Treaty on Stability, Coordination and Governance in the EMU. This document gives an 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 SGP.

Thematic Overview: Member States whose 2017 Draft Budgetary Plans Were Assessed To Be "At Risk of Non-Compliance" with the Stability and Growth Pact

24-01-2017

This briefing gives an overview of the recent European Commission (COM) assessments of eight Member States (Spain, Portugal, Italy, Belgium, Cyprus, Lithuania, Slovenia and Finland) whose 2017 Draft Budgetary Plans (DBPs) are considered to be “at risk of non-compliance” with their current obligations under the Stability and Growth Pact (SGP). This briefing will be updated as further assessments by the COM become available regarding compliance with the SGP.

This briefing gives an overview of the recent European Commission (COM) assessments of eight Member States (Spain, Portugal, Italy, Belgium, Cyprus, Lithuania, Slovenia and Finland) whose 2017 Draft Budgetary Plans (DBPs) are considered to be “at risk of non-compliance” with their current obligations under the Stability and Growth Pact (SGP). This briefing will be updated as further assessments by the COM become available regarding compliance with the SGP.

Key Features of 2017 Draft Budgetary Plans

23-01-2017

This document prepared by the Economic Governance Support Unit compares key features of the 2017 Draft Budgetary Plans (DBP) with the autumn 2016 forecasts by the European Commission (EC) and key features included in the 2016 Stability Programmes (SP) with the spring 2016 forecasts by the EC.

This document prepared by the Economic Governance Support Unit compares key features of the 2017 Draft Budgetary Plans (DBP) with the autumn 2016 forecasts by the European Commission (EC) and key features included in the 2016 Stability Programmes (SP) with the spring 2016 forecasts by the EC.

Economic Dialogue and Exchange of Views with the President of the Council (ECOFIN)

23-01-2017

Edward Scicluna, Minister of Finance of Malta, is participating in the ECON as current President of the ECOFIN Council during the Maltese Presidency (January - June 2017). According to the Treaty of the Union, Member States shall regard their economic policies as a matter of common concern and shall coordinate them within the Council. This briefing prepared by the Economic Governance Support Unit covers the Maltese Presidency priorities in the economic and financial fields, the recent developments ...

Edward Scicluna, Minister of Finance of Malta, is participating in the ECON as current President of the ECOFIN Council during the Maltese Presidency (January - June 2017). According to the Treaty of the Union, Member States shall regard their economic policies as a matter of common concern and shall coordinate them within the Council. This briefing prepared by the Economic Governance Support Unit covers the Maltese Presidency priorities in the economic and financial fields, the recent developments in the implementation of the SGP, the MIP, the recommendations for the Euro Area, as well as the latest developments in completing the Banking Union.

Key Macroeconomic Indicators for Cyprus, Greece, Ireland and Portugal

12-01-2017

This document provides an overview of the progress made based on a selection of key indicators in Member States that are or have been subject to a Macroeconomic Adjustment Programme. Greece is still under a programme, while Ireland, Portugal and Cyprus have exited their programme and are now under so-called post-programme surveillance.

This document provides an overview of the progress made based on a selection of key indicators in Member States that are or have been subject to a Macroeconomic Adjustment Programme. Greece is still under a programme, while Ireland, Portugal and Cyprus have exited their programme and are now under so-called post-programme surveillance.

Economic Dialogue with the Commission on 2017 Draft Budgetary Plans

08-12-2016

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

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

Hearing with Mrs Elke König, Chair of the Single Resolution Board

01-12-2016

This briefing prepared by the Economic Governance Support Unit presents the state of play regarding the work of the SRB as well as a short insight into the financial performances of the most vulnerable banks under the direct remit of the SRB. It is published in advance of the Hearing with Mrs Elke König, Chair of the SRB, in the ECON Committee on 5 December in accordance with Article 45.4 of Regulation (EU) 806/2014.

This briefing prepared by the Economic Governance Support Unit presents the state of play regarding the work of the SRB as well as a short insight into the financial performances of the most vulnerable banks under the direct remit of the SRB. It is published in advance of the Hearing with Mrs Elke König, Chair of the SRB, in the ECON Committee on 5 December in accordance with Article 45.4 of Regulation (EU) 806/2014.

Economic Dialogue with the President of the Eurogroup - ECON on 29 November 2016

28-11-2016

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 prepared by the Economic Governance Support Unit 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 ...

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 prepared by the Economic Governance Support Unit 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.

Economic Dialogue with Ireland - ECON on 8 November 2016

04-11-2016

This note presents selected information on the current status of the EU economic governance procedures and related relevant information in view of an Economic Dialogue with Michael Noonan, Ireland’s Minister for Finance, in the competent committee of the European Parliament. The invitation for a dialogue is in accordance with the EU economic governance framework, in particular Article 2a of EU Regulation 1467 as amended by Regulation 1177/2011 and Article 7(10) of EU Regulation 472/2013.

This note presents selected information on the current status of the EU economic governance procedures and related relevant information in view of an Economic Dialogue with Michael Noonan, Ireland’s Minister for Finance, in the competent committee of the European Parliament. The invitation for a dialogue is in accordance with the EU economic governance framework, in particular Article 2a of EU Regulation 1467 as amended by Regulation 1177/2011 and Article 7(10) of EU Regulation 472/2013.

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