Eurogroup meeting, 22 January 2018

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Series Details 22.01.18
Publication Date 22/01/2018
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Background information:

This was the first meeting led by Portuguese Finance Minister Mário Centeno since his election for the Eurogroup Presidency.

A meeting of the Eurogroup was held on 22 January 2018. The agenda includes the following topics:

+ Agreement on the third review of Greece's economic adjustment programme;

+ Appointment of a new President of the Eurogroup Working Group;

+ Start of the procedure for the appointment of a new Vice-President of the European Central Bank (ECB);

+ Discussion on the next steps towards deepening the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), following the Euro Summit held in December 2017;

+ Discussion on the proposed Recommendation on the economic policy of the Eurozone for 2018;

+ Information on the outcome of the 7th post-programme surveillance (PPS) mission to Portugal, held in November-December 2017;

+ Exchange of views on findings in the framework of the IMF-Eurozone Article IV consultation.

Source Link http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/meetings/eurogroup/2018/01/22/
Related Link(s)
European Commission: Commissioner Moscovici's introductory remarks at the Eurogroup press conference http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-18-392_fr.htm
Eurogroup: Remarks by M. Centeno following the Eurogroup meeting of 22 January 2018 http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2018/01/22/eg-remarks-by-mc/

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