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Coronavirus: European Commission backs international initiative to facilitate trade in healthcare products

The ongoing global coronavirus crisis has highlighted the need for a collective response from the international community to reinforce preparedness for this and future crises. Following a first discussion among EU ministers, Commissioner for Trade, Phil Hogan, yesterday afternoon shared the European Commission’s ideas for an international initiative to facilitate trade in healthcare products with […]

Remarks by Executive Vice-President Dombrovskis at the press conference on the Commission banking package to facilitate lending to households and businesses in the EU

“Check against delivery” We are dealing with an unprecedented crisis. Our immediate priority is to save lives and protect livelihoods. The EU and its Member States are doing everything possible to support people and companies. Besides the European Central Bank, we have collectively mobilised about €3.4 trillion. This is equivalent to almost 25% of the […]

Coronavirus Response: EU Commission adopts banking package to facilitate lending to households and businesses in the EU

The Commission has today adopted a banking package to help facilitate bank lending to households and businesses throughout the European Union. The aim of this package is to ensure that banks can continue to lend money to support the economy and help mitigate the significant economic impact of the Coronavirus. It includes an Interpretative Communication […]