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13 July 2018

Eu­rogroup and ECOFIN meet­ings in Ju­ly 2018

The presidency of the Council of the EU rotates among the member states every six months. In July 2018, Austria took up the presidency as scheduled, presenting its programme to the EU finance ministers at the ECOFIN meeting in Brussels on 13 July. For the Eurogroup meeting on 12 July, items on the agenda included further steps to develop the monetary union, as well as an analysis of the euro area’s current economic and budgetary situation.

Joint statement by Bruno Le Maire, the French Minister of the Economy and Finance, and Olaf Scholz, the German Finance Minister and Vice-Chancellor, at the Economic and Financial Affairs Council meeting on 13 July 2018 in Brussels.

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