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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12659

17 February 2021
ECONOMY - FINANCE - BUSINESS / Economy
Calendar of ministerial discussions with a view to reaching an agreement on EU’s fiscal position for 2022
Brussels, 16/02/2021 (Agence Europe)

A decision on maintaining or lifting the freeze on the Stability and Growth Pact in 2022 will be taken “ before the summer”, so that each country can prepare its draft budgets for next year, said Portuguese Finance Minister João Leão on Tuesday 16 February, after the Ecofin Council, confirming the comments made the day before by the President of the Eurogroup, Paschal Donohoe (see EUROPE B12658A2).

In the meantime, euro area Finance Ministers will discuss the economic situation and...

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ECONOMY - FINANCE - BUSINESS
EU RESPONSE TO COVID-19
SECTORAL POLICIES
SECURITY - DEFENCE
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