UPDATE – Agenda: Economic And Financial Affairs Council (9 July 2019)

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.

Click here to read the minutes of the meeting.

Click here to read the outcome of the Council Meeting.

Click here to read the Main Results.

Click here to read the Remarks by Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis at the ECOFIN press conference.

Click here for the press release on Economic, employment and fiscal policies: 2019 country-specific recommendations.

Click here for the full draft agenda which includes the following items:

Legislative deliberations (Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

3. Own resources
State of play

Non-legislative activities

5. Presentation of the Presidency Work Programme
Exchange of views

6. Council Recommendation on the appointment of the President of the European Central Bank

7. European Semester: Country-Specific Recommendations
Adoption (*)
10182/1/19 REV 1

8. Any other business
Aviation taxation and carbon pricing
Information from the Netherlands delegation


Economic and Financial Affairs 

Legislative deliberations

Regulation on measures concerning the implementation and financing of the general budget of the Union in 2019 in relation to the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the Union
– Adoption
approved by Coreper, Part 2, on 03.07.2019
6823/1/19 REV 1 FIN


Non-legislative activities

Preparation of the 40th ICAO Assembly (Montreal, 26 September – 4 October 2019): First batch of European working papers
– Endorsement
approved by Coreper, Part 2, on 26.06.2019
10227/1/19 REV 1 TRANS

Click here for the revision of the agenda adding the ‘A’ Items on Economic and Financial Affairs.

Click here for the revision of the agenda adding the A’ Items  on Transport.

Click here for the Background brief.

Click here for the agenda highlights on the Council meeting page.

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