Story title ECOFIN Council - December 2013
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The ECOFIN Council brings together the Ministers of Economy and Finance of the European Union. They meet in Brussels on 10 December 2013.

Video title Roundtable
Video description

Extracts from the roundtable of the ECOFIN Council on 10 December 2013, in Brussels.

Reference 100996 Video infos Mpg4 / PAL - 16:9 Duration 00:07:11 Type Roundtable
Shooting date 10-12-2013 Country Belgium Town Brussels    
Background

The Council debates a draft regulation aimed at establishing a single resolution mechanism for failing banks, with a view to agreeing a general approach. It is called on to reach a political agreement on a revision of the directive on savings taxation, as the European Council has asked for agreement before the end of the year.
The Council is called on to endorse conclusions accompanying a report from a group on implementation of the code of conduct aimed at eliminating harmful tax competition in the member states.
It hears a presentation of the annual report of the Court of Auditors on the implementation of the budget for the financial year 2012.
Following a presentation by the Commission, the Council exchanges views on the
Commission's alert mechanism report published on 13 November 2013 in the context of the macroeconomic imbalance procedure.
The Council discusses economic policy priorities following the annual growth survey for 2014 published by the Commission on 13 November.
It is expected to adopt opinions on the economic partnership programmes of Spain, France, Malta, the Netherlands and Slovenia, describing the policy measures and structural reforms that are needed to ensure an effective and lasting correction of the excessive deficit.
The Council is due to discuss the implementation of the Stability and Growth Pact, taking note of the Commission's conclusion that no additional action vis-à-vis Belgium, Spain, France, Malta, the Netherlands and Slovenia is currently necessary under the excessive deficit procedure.
It is also be invited to take a decision on the existence of an excessive deficit in Croatia and to make recommendations with a view to bringing an end to that situation.

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General view of the meeting room

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Olli REHN, European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs, Jörg ASMUSSEN, member of the executive board of the European Central Bank, Anders BORG, Minister for Finance of Sweden

Keywords : Borg | Rehn | Asmussen Duration : 00:00:05

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Rimantas ŠADŽIUS, Minister of Finance of Lithuania, Olli REHN, European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs, Jörg ASMUSSEN, member of the executive board of the European Central Bank, Anders BORG, Minister for Finance of Sweden

Keywords : Šadžius Duration : 00:00:12

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Liviu VOINEA, Minister Delegate for Budget of Romania, Edward SCICLUNA, Minister for Finance of Malta

Keywords : Scicluna | Voinea Duration : 00:00:06

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Rimantas ŠADŽIUS, Minister of Finance of Lithuania, Olli REHN, European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs, Jörg ASMUSSEN, member of the executive board of the European Central Bank, Anders BORG, Minister for Finance of Sweden, Luis DE GUINDOS, Minister of Economic Affairs and Competitiveness of Spain (3 shots)

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Cutaway photographers

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Olli REHN, European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs, Luis DE GUINDOS, Minister of Economic Affairs and Competitiveness of Spain

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Fabrizio SACCOMANNI, Minister of Economy and Finance of Italy (2 shots)

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Rimantas ŠADŽIUS, Minister of Finance of Lithuania, Olli REHN, European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs, Jörg ASMUSSEN, member of the executive board of the European Central Bank, Anders BORG, Minister for Finance of Sweden, Luis DE GUINDOS, Minister of Economic Affairs and Competitiveness of Spain, Wolfgang SCHÄUBLE, Federal Minister for Finance of Germany (3 shots)

Keywords : Schäuble Duration : 00:00:14

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Slavko LINIC, Minister of Finance of Croatia

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Pierre GRAMEGNA, Minister for Finance of Luxembourg, Rimantas ŠADŽIUS, Minister of Finance of Lithuania (2 shots)

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Thomas WIESER, President of the Economic and Financial Committee, Jeroen DIJSSELBLOEM, Minister of Finance of The Netherlands

Keywords : Wieser | Dijsselbloem Duration : 00:00:06

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Rimantas ŠADŽIUS, Minister of Finance of Lithuania

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Wolfgang SCHÄUBLE, Federal Minister for Finance of Germany (2 shots)

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Anders BORG, Minister for Finance of Sweden, Luis DE GUINDOS, Minister of Economic Affairs and Competitiveness of Spain

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Rimantas ŠADŽIUS, Minister of Finance of Lithuania, Wolfgang SCHÄUBLE, Federal Minister for Finance of Germany (3 shots)

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Slavko LINIC, Minister of Finance of Croatia (2 shots)

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General view of participantes

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Klaus REGLING, Managing Director of the ESM

Keywords : Regling Duration : 00:00:06

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Edward SCICLUNA, Minister for Finance of Malta

Keywords : Scicluna Duration : 00:00:07

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Jeroen DIJSSELBLOEM, Minister of Finance of The Netherlands

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Mateusz SZCUZREK, Minister for Finance of Poland

Keywords : Szcuzrek Duration : 00:00:05

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Giannis STOURNARAS, Minister of Finance of Greece (2 shots)

Keywords : Stournaras Duration : 00:00:13

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Petar CHOBANOV, Minister of Finance of Bulgaria

Keywords : Chobanov Duration : 00:00:06

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Jürgen LIGI, Minister for Finance of Estonia

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Jeroen DIJSSELBLOEM, Minister of Finance of The Netherlands, Andris VILKS, Minister for Finance of Latvia (2 shots)

Keywords : Vilks Duration : 00:00:14

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Michael NOONAN, Minister for Finance of Ireland

Keywords : Noonan Duration : 00:00:07

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Hans VIJLBRIEF, President of the Economic Policy Committee, Jeroen DIJSSELBLOEM, Minister of Finance of The Netherlands, Wolfgang SCHÄUBLE, Federal Minister for Finance of Germany (3 shots)

Keywords : Vijlbrief Duration : 00:00:22

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Mateusz SZCUZREK, Minister for Finance of Poland, Pierre GRAMEGNA, Minister for Finance of Luxembourg, Anders BORG, Minister for Finance of Sweden

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Rimantas ŠADŽIUS, Minister of Finance of Lithuania

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Jan FISCHER, Minister for Finance of the Czech Republic

Keywords : Fischer Duration : 00:00:05

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Cutaway cameraman

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Rimantas ŠADŽIUS, Minister of Finance of Lithuania, Wolfgang SCHÄUBLE, Federal Minister for Finance of Germany

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Jan FISCHER, Minister for Finance of the Czech Republic (3 shots)

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View of participants

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Olli REHN, European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs

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Rimantas ŠADŽIUS, Minister of Finance of Lithuania

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Rimantas ŠADŽIUS, Minister of Finance of Lithuania, Michael NOONAN, Minister for Finance of Ireland (2 shots)

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Liviu VOINEA, Minister Delegate for Budget of Romania

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Jutta URPILAINEN, Minister for Finance of Finland

Keywords : Urpilainen Duration : 00:00:09

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Rimantas ŠADŽIUS, Minister of Finance of Lithuania

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Wolfgang SCHÄUBLE, Federal Minister for Finance of Germany, Jutta Pauliina URPILAINEN, Minister for Finance of Finland

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Cutaway

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General view of the meeting room

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Margrethe VESTAGER, Minister for Economics and the Interior of Denmark

Keywords : Vestager Duration : 00:00:06

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Jeroen DIJSSELBLOEM, Minister of Finance of The Netherlands, Margrethe VESTAGER, Minister for Economics and the Interior of Denmark, Anders BORG, Minister for Finance of Sweden

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Margrethe VESTAGER, Minister for Economics and the Interior of Denmark, Anders BORG, Minister for Finance of Sweden

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Jeroen DIJSSELBLOEM, Minister of Finance of The Netherlands, Giannis STOURNARAS, Minister of Finance of Greece

Keywords : Stournaras Duration : 00:00:05

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Olli REHN, European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs, Giannis STOURNARAS, Minister of Finance of Greece (2 shots)

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Pierre MOSCOVICI, Minister of Economy, Finance and Foreign Trade of France, Michel BARNIER, European Commissioner for Internal Market and Services

Keywords : Moscovici Duration : 00:00:09

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Michel BARNIER, European Commissioner for Internal Market and Services, Olli REHN, European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs, Giannis STOURNARAS, Minister of Finance of Greece (2 shots)

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Pierre MOSCOVICI, Minister of Economy, Finance and Foreign Trade of France, Wolfgang SCHÄUBLE, Federal Minister for Finance of Germany, Jutta Pauliina URPILAINEN, Minister for Finance of Finland (3 shots)

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Luis DE GUINDOS, Minister of Economic Affairs and Competitiveness of Spain

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Anders BORG, Minister for Finance of Sweden

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General views of the roundtable (2 shots)

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