(Teleborsa) – Eurogroup and Ecofin informal in Slovenia are “a good opportunity to discuss the macroeconomic situation and the financial sector and how to fix the policy response “. This was stated by the Vice-President of the Commission, Valdis Dombrovskis, reaching the Eurogroup in Slovenia and reiterating that the Commission “intends to restart consultations on the fiscal future of the EU and on the aspects already identified before the crisis which now appear even more urgent”. “During the autumn there will be the relaunch of the consultations, on a realistic path on sustainability and support for recovery “, he said. According to Dombrovskis need “Build consensus on budget rules”.
Moderate optimism by the European Commissioner for Economy, Paolo Gentiloni: “We are ending the summer with a certain degree of optimism” and a positive economic dynamic, “today – he said coming to the informal Eurogroup – it is important to discuss among ministers how to better coordinate the phase ahead of us. There is an optimistic atmosphere but obviously we don’t want a simple economic rebound, but one sustained and sustainable growth “.
“For this we need to maintain aid policies and have discussions on the future of aid. And if we look at the public investment needs of the next few years – he continued – if we are serious, and we are serious, we must avoid what happened with the past crisis in which, on several occasions, public investments are fake at zero. This cannot happen and also for this reason there will be a discussion on public investments ”. Then in the autumn the public consultations on the Stability pact. “I think it will be a great effort for the commission to build consensus, it is not a new chapter but a new response to what is happening now. I think – Gentiloni continued – that it is positive that some countries have already started to take a position, the Commission’s job is to seek consensus ”.
“We have to return to sound public finances, but we must do so progressivelyto. And as will be seen in the budget plan, this is exactly what we will do in France ”. This was stated on his arrival by the French Minister of Economy, Bruno the Mayor who will hold a bilateral meeting with the Minister of Economy today Daniele Franco. The meeting, according to a note yesterday from the French Ministry of Economy, it is expected around 1:30 pm.
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