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Economy & Jobs 03-06-2022

Bulgaria’s eurozone accession debate split along Macedonian veto lines

Bulgaria's four-party ruling coalition is not united on the issue of the country's accession to the eurozone in early 2024, splitting along the same lines as with the unrelated issue of vetoing the start of neighbouring North Macedonia's EU accession talks.
Economy & Jobs 02-06-2022

Commission gives Croatia go-ahead for 2023 euro adoption

Croatia fulfils all economic criteria to join the euro area in January 2023 despite rising inflation, according to the EU Commission’s biannual convergence report, published on Wednesday (1 June)
Economic governance 23-10-2018

Italy and Brussels meet head-on over budgetary dispute

The European Commission prepares to reject Italy's budget on Tuesday (23 October) due to an “unprecedented” breach of EU fiscal rules. But Rome sticks to its guns and presented the breach as a “difficult but necessary decision” taken by the government.
Economy & Jobs 18-06-2018

German politics risks affecting eurozone reform

The leaders of France and Germany’ will meet in Berlin on Tuesday (19 June) for a preparatory summit ahead of the European Council at the end of the month. But the two countries continue to hold different views on the subject of the economy. EURACTIV.fr reports.
Economy & Jobs 13-02-2015

Wrap-up: EU leaders discuss terrorism, Ukraine, and the euro

EU heads of state held an informal meeting in Brussels on 12 February. Ukraine, the Greek debt crisis, the euro, and terrorism topped the summit's agenda.