Coordinated economic response to the COVID-19 Outbreak

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Series Details COM (2020) 112
Publication Date 13/03/2020
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Communication published by the European Commission on 13 March 2020, setting out a coordinated response to mitigate the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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This coronavirus outbreak became a severe public health emergency, but also a major economic shock to the European Union (EU). This prompted the European Commission to work on a strategy centred on a European coordinated response. The response focuses on a number of elements, including:

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European Commission: Press Release, 13/03/2020: COVID-19: Commission sets out European coordinated response to counter the economic impact of the Coronavirus
European Commission: News, 13/03/2020: Von der Leyen on Coronavirus response: EU to be determined and united
European Commission: Remarks by President von der Leyen at the joint press conference with Executive Vice-Presidents Vestager and Dombrovskis to present the economic response to the Coronavirus crisis (13 March 2020)
European Commission: European Coordinated Response on Coronavirus: Questions and Answers (13 March 2020)
European Commission: Remarks by Executive Vice-President Dombrovskis at the joint press conference to present the economic response to the Coronavirus crisis (13 March 2020)

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