Tag Archives: Euro

The European Commission presents actions to strengthen the role of the euro in a changing world

In light of the upcoming European Council and Euro Summit in December, the Commission presents actions to strengthen the role of the euro in a changing world. BRUSSELS, 06-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In his State of the Union Address in September 2018, … Read the full press release

KfW Research: 2017 the most successful year of the euro area in a decade

KfW Research confirms growth forecast of 2.4% for 2018 Growth expected to slow to 2.1% in 2019 Political risks to the euro area business cycle have waned, spotlight is now on financial markets Frankfurt am Main, 09-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With … Read the full press release

ECB’s EUROPEAN CULTURAL DAYS to feature artists from the next country to adopt the euro Latvia

17-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — This year’s EUROPEAN CULTURAL DAYS of the European Central Bank (ECB) features artists from Latvia – the next country to adopt the euro. Under the motto “Enchanting Latvia”, a range of cultural venues across Frankfurt am Main will … Read the full press release

The Bank of England and European Central Bank announced extension of their temporary reciprocal swap agreement

17-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The Bank of England and European Central Bank (ECB) are today announcing an extension of their temporary reciprocal swap agreement (swap line) to Tuesday 30 September 2014. The swap line was established in December 2010 to enable the … Read the full press release

EC: Latvia ready to adopt euro in 2014

Brussels, 5-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Today, the European Commission publishes its 2013 Convergence Report on Latvia, together with a citizen’s summary that briefly explains the report and the rationale behind it. The Commission concludes that Latvia has achieved a high degree of sustainable economic … Read the full press release

The ‘Two-Pack’ reform package enters into force on 30th May 2013 in all euro area Member States

The ‘Two-Pack’package is completing budgetary surveillance cycle and further improving economic governance for the euro area Brussels, 27-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Since the launch of the euro, clear rules to ensure sound public finances have been in place in the form … Read the full press release

The EU’s Council of Economic and Finance Ministers to take place in Brussels on Tuesday, 14 May at 11.00

Preparation of Economic and Finance Ministers Council, Brussels, 14 May Brussels, 13-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The EU’s Council of Economic and Finance Ministers will take place in Brussels on Tuesday, 14 May at 11.00. The European Commission will be represented by Olli … Read the full press release

EU economy expected to stabilise in the first half of 2013

Spring 2013 forecast: The EU economy – slowly recovering from a protracted recession Brussels, 7-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Following the recession that marked 2012, the EU economy is expected to stabilise in the first half of 2013. GDP growth is projected to … Read the full press release

Joint OeNB-ECB high-level Vienna conference discussed the preparations for the launch of the new Europa series of euro banknotes

Vienna , 24-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Before the new €5 banknotes of the Europa series start to circulate on 2 May, the Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB) and the European Central Bank (ECB) invited experts from several countries to a high-level conference in Vienna … Read the full press release

Olli REHN: Statement on Cyprus in the European Parliament

Olli REHN – Vice-President of the European Commission and member of the Commission responsible for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro European Parliament Strasbourg, 18-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — President, Honourable Members, As President Barroso is attending the funeral of Baroness Thatcher … Read the full press release