About: Werner Faymann

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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.
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Future EU 14-03-2013

Austrian Chancellor arrives at the March 2013 EU Summit

An EU summit opening in Brussels today (14 March) is expected to see leaders offer conflicting views on the economy, with France’s Socialist President François Hollande leading calls for Europe to loosen the austerity policies adopted in response to the eurozone debt crisis. Hollande will find an unexpected ally in UK Prime Minister David Cameron, who also backs a more “flexible” approach to debt policing.