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

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Publication Date January 2021
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João Leão, Minister of Finance of Portugal, is participating in the European Parliament's ECON Committee in his capacity of President of the ECOFIN Council during the Portuguese Presidency (January-June 2021). In accordance with 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 provides an overview of the Portuguese presidency priorities in ECON matters, including the Council’s work relating to the implementation of the European Semester for economic coordination, notably the application of the Recovery and Resilience Facility and deepening of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU).

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