A summary of the exchange of views is now available.
Update – the minutes of the meeting are available.
Agenda items include a debate on the state of play on own resources, an exchange of views on the presentation of the Presidency Work Programme, adoption of the Council Recommendation on the appointment of the President of the European Central Bank, adoption of the Country-Specific Recommendations for the European Semester, and information from the Netherlands delegation on aviation taxation and carbon pricing.
EU Member States agreed on providing exceptional market support to Italian egg and poultry meat producers, who were affected by avian influenza in 2017 and 2018. A total of €32.1 million will be granted from the EU budget, which should be matched by national funds.