16/04/2020 | 14:00 | Meetings

Video conference of economics and finance ministers

Finance ministers will meet via video conference. They will discuss:

  • Economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis and policy response

The Croatian presidency will present the state of play and further work needed on the legislative proposals for coordinated socio-economic measures in response to the COVID-19 outbreak

  • Bank lending for households and corporates

Ministers are expected to endorse a statement in support of flexible application of EU rules in the banking sector, and inviting banks to refrain from distribution of dividends.

  • European Semester

Ministers will take stock on progress made towards a pragmatic approach to this year's cycle of the European Semester. D

  • IMF Spring meeting

Ministers will be briefed on the annual meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC), which will take place via video conference on 16 April 2020.

Find more info on Council of the EU website.

16/04/2020 14:00 - 16/04/2020 17:00
Event Category
Council Configuration
Economic and Financial Affairs, ECOFIN