EU crisis: Brussels demands France and Italy get public debt under control – News 247

 The European Commission said Paris and Rome had failed to address their mountains of debt despite the good economic conditions France, Italy, Spain and Belgium are “not expected” to meet the EU’s debt reduction targets, according to Valdis Dombrovskis, the commissioner responsible for the Eurozone He said: “In 2020, they plan either no meaningful fiscal […]

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EU ministers agree 3-part bailout loan for Greece

Eurozone finance ministers approved on Tuesday the latest bailout aid for Greece, ending a six-month stand-off between Athens and its international lenders. Meeting informally in Athens, EU ministers agreed to disburse a first tranche of over 6 billion euros to be paid at the end of April. Greece will receive two more payments of 1 […]

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Infrastructure Investment in Europe: How can the EU support long-term investment

Long-term investment into infrastructure matters, there is a lot of appetite for it, and we need to make it happen. Long-term investment in infrastructure means investments in social housing, in transport infrastructure, in energy grids, in all these things we need to have a good economy and create jobs for the future. Investment in infrastructure […]

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