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Member States with Excessive Macroeconomic Imbalances

13-09-2017

This note provides some information on the six Member States that are experiencing excessive macroeconomic imbalances in the context of the Macroeconomic Imbalance Procedure. Separate notes describe the state of play of the MIP implementation and the MIP procedure.

This note provides some information on the six Member States that are experiencing excessive macroeconomic imbalances in the context of the Macroeconomic Imbalance Procedure. Separate notes describe the state of play of the MIP implementation and the MIP procedure.

Country Specific Recommendations for 2016 and 2017

13-09-2017

A comparison and an overview of implementation of CSR for 2016 and 2017.

A comparison and an overview of implementation of CSR for 2016 and 2017.

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

11-09-2017

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.

Euro Area Key Indicators: Latest Forecasts by EC, IMF, ECB and OECD

08-09-2017

This table prepared by the Economic Governance Support Unit includes Euro Area key indicators and latest forecasts from the Commission, IMF, ECB and OECD.

This table prepared by the Economic Governance Support Unit includes Euro Area key indicators and latest forecasts from the Commission, IMF, ECB and OECD.

Is the recent increase in long-term interest rates a threat to the euro-area recovery?

04-09-2017

The magnitude of the invrease in long-term rates is still relatively modest and is mainly driven by good news. It does not represent a strong tightening of financial conditions, nor does it endanger public finances. The ECB should monitor the situation carefully but it should not be a major concern for the moment. Nevertheless, if in the future yields drift away from levels compatible with economic fundamentals, or threaten the European recovery and the return of inflation towards 2%, the ECB’s expanded ...

The magnitude of the invrease in long-term rates is still relatively modest and is mainly driven by good news. It does not represent a strong tightening of financial conditions, nor does it endanger public finances. The ECB should monitor the situation carefully but it should not be a major concern for the moment. Nevertheless, if in the future yields drift away from levels compatible with economic fundamentals, or threaten the European recovery and the return of inflation towards 2%, the ECB’s expanded toolbox could be used to influence the whole yield curve.

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Grégory CLAEYS, Konstantinos EFSTATHIOU (Bruegel)

An evolutionary path for a European Monetary Fund?

31-08-2017

The ECON Committee requested the opinion of three external experts on the possible set up of a ‘European Monetary Fund’. This note provides the general background and summarizes the experts’ contributions.

The ECON Committee requested the opinion of three external experts on the possible set up of a ‘European Monetary Fund’. This note provides the general background and summarizes the experts’ contributions.

Economic Dialogue with the Other EU Institutions under the European Semester Cycle (State-of-Play, August 2017)

28-08-2017

This document provides an overview of forthcoming and undertaken Economic Dialogues with the other institutions of the European Union under the European Semester Cycle(s). It is updated on a regular basis.

This document provides an overview of forthcoming and undertaken Economic Dialogues with the other institutions of the European Union under the European Semester Cycle(s). It is updated on a regular basis.

Implementation of Country Specific Recommendations under MIP

07-08-2017

This note provides an updated overview of some elements related to the implementation of Country Specific Recommendations (CSRs) issued under the Macroeconomic Imbalance Procedure (see a separate EGOV note for details on the MIP procedure). Figures only refer to Member States experiencing macroeconomic imbalances, and are based on the implementation assessment performed by the Commission.

This note provides an updated overview of some elements related to the implementation of Country Specific Recommendations (CSRs) issued under the Macroeconomic Imbalance Procedure (see a separate EGOV note for details on the MIP procedure). Figures only refer to Member States experiencing macroeconomic imbalances, and are based on the implementation assessment performed by the Commission.

Overcapacities in the European Banking Sector

26-07-2017

This briefing explores the issue of possible overcapacities in the European Banking Sector that are said to be a factor for the current low level of bank profitability.

This briefing explores the issue of possible overcapacities in the European Banking Sector that are said to be a factor for the current low level of bank profitability.

Non-performing loans in the Banking Union: state of play

13-07-2017

This briefing presents the state of play of non-performing loans (NPL) in the euro area, and provides an overview of the various measures implemented across Member States to facilitate their resolution. It also touches upon on-going initiatives at EU level and the debate in the public domain on the suitability of an EU-wide bad bank.

This briefing presents the state of play of non-performing loans (NPL) in the euro area, and provides an overview of the various measures implemented across Member States to facilitate their resolution. It also touches upon on-going initiatives at EU level and the debate in the public domain on the suitability of an EU-wide bad bank.

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