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Economic and Monetary Union

Event date: 22/03/2018

Economic and Monetary Union

Economic and monetary union (EMU) is the result of progressive economic integration, and is therefore not an end in itself. The management of EMU is designed to support sustainable economic growth and high employment through appropriate economic and monetary policymaking.

This involves three main economic activities: implementing monetary policy with the objective of price stability; coordinating economic policies in Member States; and ensuring the smooth operation of the single market.

News history

Exchange of views with Olaf Scholz, Federal Minister of Finance and Vice-Chancellor of Germany in a meeting of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs.

MEPs debate the progress made on deepening economic and monetary union, in the light of the plans presented in December and recent developments.

Valdis Dombrovskis, Vice-President of the EC in charge of the Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union and Pierre Moscovici, Member of the EC in charge of Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs participate in the exchange of views on the Economic and Monetary Union package in the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs.

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