The economy ministers of the four Visegrad Group countries and France discussed the experiences of the coronavirus pandemic and ways of strengthening Europe’s economy in the post-pandemic period in Krakow, Hungary’s innovation and technology minister told MTI by phone. The ministers discussed in detail the economic, health care and social impact of the pandemic, László […]
Total assets of euro area pension funds amounted to €3,105 billion in first quarter of 2021, €39 billion lower than in fourth quarter of 2020 Total pension entitlements of euro area pension funds dropped to €2,672 billion in first quarter of 2021, down €109 billion from fourth quarter of 2020
First in-person meeting since March 2020 took place over weekend Informal in-depth discussion about ECB’s strategy review
The transport ministers of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia signed a cooperation agreement on developing the railway network of the region in Kraków, in southern Poland.
Hungary’s Socialist Party is launching a round of dialogues on social media concerning the future of the European Union.
Hungary’s government sees strengthening cooperation with Turkey as an economic and security priority, Péter Szijjártó, Hungary’s minister of foreign affairs and trade, said after meeting Turkish Minister of Trade Mehmet Muş in Budapest.
Banks may exclude central bank exposures from leverage ratio as exceptional macroeconomic circumstances continue Banks to benefit from relief measure until end-March 2022 Banks to recalibrate their 3% leverage ratio requirement
ECB’s Governing Council issues opinion confirming that exceptional circumstances warranting leverage ratio relief still exist Opinion instrumental in ECB Banking Supervision’s decision to allow banks to exclude certain central bank exposures from leverage ratio ECB Banking Supervision also publishes announcement on leverage ratio
Current account recorded €23 billion surplus in April 2021, up from €18 billion in previous month Current account surplus amounted to €288 billion (2.5% of euro area GDP) in 12 months to April 2021, up from €239 billion (2.0%) one year earlier In financial account, euro area residents’ net acquisitions of non-euro area portfolio investment securities totalled €1 […]
Titanium dioxide can no longer be considered safe when used as an additive in animal feed, EFSA has concluded. The assessment by EFSA’s Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) follows the conclusion reached by EFSA’s Panel on Food Additives and Flavourings (FAF) that the same compound can no longer be considered safe when […]