Preparation of Economic and Finance Ministers Council (ECOFIN)

On 14 July in Brussels, Vice-President Dombrovskis will participate in the meeting of the EU’s Council of Economic and Finance Ministers. The Council will discuss the next steps for strengthening the Economic and Monetary Union, on the basis of the Five Presidents’ Report, with a particular focus on measures to be taken in the short-term. Ministers will adopt country-specific recommendations addressed to the Member States and a specific recommendation to the Euro area as a whole. In addition, the Luxembourg Presidency will present its work programme for an exchange of views. A press conference will take place at the Council press room after the event with the participation of Vice-President Dombrovskis.