Eurogroup meeting, 8 July 2019

Publication Date 08/07/2019
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A meeting of the Eurogroup was held on 8 July 2019. Once again it met in its regular format as well as in its inclusive format. The agenda includes the following items:

  • Discussion on the third enhanced surveillance report on Greece;
  • Discussion on the budgetary situation in the Eurozone, focusing on the prospects for the following year;
  • Presentation by the European Commission of the budgetary situation, based on the analysis of the 2019 Stability Programmes and its Spring economic forecast;
  • Briefing on the main findings of the 11th post-programme surveillance mission to Spain;
  • Briefing on the consultations and economic analysis undertaken as regards the international role of the Euro currency;
  • Briefing on the European Commission's Decision in the context of fiscal surveillance for Italy;
  • Discussion on the follow-up to the latest Euro Summit.

In the marging of the Eurogroup meeting, there was a discussion relating to Croatia's intention to join the European Union's Exchange Rate Mechanism (ERM II).

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Eurogroup: Remarks by Mário Centeno following the Eurogroup meeting of 8 July 2019
European Commission: Remarques du Commissaire Moscovici lors de la conférence de presse de l'Eurogroupe, 8 July 2019 [in French and English]

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