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:

Source Link https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=COM:2020:112:FIN
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News
EurActiv, 13/03/2020: Coronavirus ‘very likely’ to push Europe into recession, Commission warns https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/coronavirus-very-likely-to-push-europe-into-recession-commission-warns/
RTÉ News, 13/03/2020: EU to set up €37 billion coronavirus investment initiative https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2020/0313/1122069-eu-to-set-up-37-billion-virus-investment-initiative/

Official
European Commission: Press Release, 13/03/2020: COVID-19: Commission sets out European coordinated response to counter the economic impact of the Coronavirus https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/ip_20_459
European Commission: News, 13/03/2020: Von der Leyen on Coronavirus response: EU to be determined and united https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/ac_20_466
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) https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/statement_20_465
European Commission: European Coordinated Response on Coronavirus: Questions and Answers (13 March 2020) https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/qanda_20_458
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) https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/speech_20_464

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