About: structural reform

Energy 29-08-2019

German coal regions to be allocated €40 billion as part of coal phase-out plan

Germany's federal cabinet has presented a bill to allocate €40 billion to some federal states so they can prepare for structural changes related to transitioning away from coal. However, it remains unclear when the power plants will be shut down. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Euro & Finance 21-04-2016

Commission unconvinced by Spain’s deficit reduction efforts

The deficit reduction measures announced by Madrid are "a step in the right direction". But the Commission is not convinced they will solve Spain's economic problems. EURACTIV Spain reports.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has promised to finally implement reforms in the eurozone's second-largest economy. [Mathieu Delmestre/Parti socialiste/Flickr]
Euro & Finance 23-09-2014

German conservatives cast doubt on French reform pledges

On a visit to Berlin, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls pledged to get France’s budget back on track and called for "trust from the German people", a demand met with scepticism from Germany's centre-right. EURACTIV.de reports.
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Economy & Jobs 15-07-2014

Draghi: Rumours are unfounded, I will stay at the ECB

Responding to media speculation over his future, ECB president Mario Draghi said on Monday that rumours about his exit are “unfounded” and come from “interested parties”.
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Europe's East 20-05-2014

Ukraine gets first €100 million in EU aid

The European Commission disbursed a first loan of €100 million to Ukraine on Tuesday. It is the first tranche of a 1.6 billion euro package that the EU pledged last month to help Kiev's struggling economy.
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Euro & Finance 25-04-2014

EBF urges EU to preserve universal banking model

In this EURACTIV video statement, Guido Ravoet, Chief Executive of the European Banking Federation, outlines the federation’s view on the plans for structural reform that the European Commission has proposed at the beginning of this year and urges the EU to preserve the universal banking model. You can learn more about the EBF position on structural reform by visiting http://bit.ly/EBF-structuralreform.
Euro & Finance 26-04-2012

Merkel backs Draghi’s call for growth pact

European Central Bank President Mario Draghi urged eurozone governments to shape-up their economies and called for an EU "growth compact," which Germany backed, rejecting charges that they support only austerity measures to solve the debt crisis.

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