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Euro & Finance 07-01-2016

Austria’s unwieldy subsidies system continues to cost the country

In 2014, Austria allocated €19.3 billion for direct and indirect subsidies. This ranked it second worldwide just behind France. EURACTIV Germany reports.
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Euro & Finance 14-05-2013

EC on tax havens

Finance ministers meeting in Brussels today (14 May) will attempt to approve the Savings Tax Directive, which has provoked political infighting in Austria, one of the last countries to hold out against implementing the directive.
Euro & Finance 14-05-2013

Austrian coalition split over EU bank secrecy rules

Finance ministers meeting in Brussels today (14 May) will attempt to approve the Savings Tax Directive, which has provoked political infighting in Austria, one of the last countries to hold out against implementing the directive.
Euro & Finance 13-06-2012

Austrian minister stokes fears of Italian bailout

  Austria's outspoken finance minister said Italy may need a financial rescue because of its high borrowing costs, drawing a sharp denial yesterday (12 June) from Italy's "worried" Prime Minister Mario Monti.
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