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Coronavirus outbreak: impact on economic situation (2020)

Data tal-avveniment: 07/05/2020

Coronavirus outbreak: impact on economic situation (2020)

The EU provides additional financial support to Member States to protect jobs and workers affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

The European Central Bank is providing €750 billion to relieve government debt during the crisis, as well as €120 billion in quantitative easing and €20 billion in debt purchases. In addition, MEPs voted to make €37 billion from existing EU structural funds available to EU countries to tackle the coronavirus crisis and support healthcare, businesses and workers.

Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, presents a revised long-term EU budget (MFF 2021-2027) and recovery plan during a plenary session. MEPs discuss the proposals, but have already called for a €2 trillion recovery package to help the EU bounce back from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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MEPs debate employment losses in the EU and ways to foster economic and social recovery from COVID-19

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During a meeting of the Committee on Transport and Tourism (TRAN), Members exchange views on the situation of the European Tourism sector following the Covid-19 crisis, Tourism Task Force meeting with stakeholders, in the European Parliament in Brussels.

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During the plenary session (17-19 June 2020) in Brussels, MEPs discuss the situation in the Schengen area following the Covid-19 outbreak.

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During the plenary session (17-19 June 2020) in Brussels, MEPs discuss the protection of the European strategic sectors from foreign takeovers in a post-Covid world

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