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Story title ECOFIN Council - May 2018
Story description

EU Finance Ministers meet on 25 May 2018 in Brussels to agree measures to reduce risk in the banking sector. They discuss macroeconomic imbalances and age-related expenditure in the member states.

Video title Economic and Financial Dialogue with Western Balkans and Turkey: roundtable
Video description

Extracts from the roundtable of the Economic and Financial Dialogue with the Western Balkans and Turkey, at the ECOFIN Council, taking place on 25 May 2018, in Brussels.

Reference 119301 Video infos Mpg4 / PAL - 16:9 Duration 00:01:51 Type Roundtable
Shooting date 25-05-2018 Country Belgium Town Brussels    
Background

Ministers agree measures aimed at reducing risk in the banking industry, strengthening rules on capital requirements and on the recovery and resolution of banks in difficulty.
They also assess ‘in-depth reviews’ of macroeconomic imbalances, and discuss projections for age-related expenditure in the member states.
The Council is expected to approve measures to boost administrative cooperation in the area of VAT. It may be called on to agree on two other VAT proposals: reduced rates for e-publications and an optional reversal of liability to prevent fraud.
Ministers are expected to make adjustments to the EU’s list of non-cooperative jurisdictions in taxation matters, and to approve a standard provision on taxation to be included in agreements with third countries.
The Council is also expected to adopt directives making permanent the minimum standard rate of VAT currently in force, and boosting transparency as regards tax intermediaries.

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Interior shot of the Europa building

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General view of the roundtable (2 shots)

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Erdal YILMAZ, Economist at the CBRT; Ahmet GENÇ, Senior executive of İKSAD

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Milica ADZIC, Adviser in Debt and Cash Flow Management Department, Directorate for State Treasury of Montenegro; Iva VUKOVIC, Director-General of the Directorate for Economic Policy and Development of Montenegro

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Erdal YILMAZ, Economist at the CBRT; Ahmet GENÇ, Senior executive of İKSAD

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Anita ANGELOVSKA-BEZHOSKA, Vice Governor of the National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia

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Delegations

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Besim BEQAJ, Minister of Innovation and Entrepreneurship of Kosovo

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Anita ANGELOVSKA-BEZHOSKA, Vice Governor of the National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia; Dragan TEVDOVSKI, Minister for Finance of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

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General shot

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Vladislav GORANOV, Minister of Finance of Bulgaria (2 shots)

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Erdal YILMAZ, Economist at the CBRT for Turkey; Ahmet GENC, senior executive of İKSAD

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Milica ADZIC, Adviser in Debt and Cash Flow Management Department, Directorate for State Treasury of Montenegro; Iva VUKOVIC, Director-General of the Directorate for Economic Policy and Development of Montenegro

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Besim BEQAJ, Minister of Innovation and Entrepreneurship of Kosovo

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Vladislav GORANOV, Minister of Finance of Bulgaria (2 shots)

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Natasha AHMETAJ, Second Deputy Governor of the Bank of Albania; Erjon LUCI, Deputy Minister of Finance of Albania

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Anita ANGELOVSKA-BEZHOSKA, Vice Governor of the National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia; Dragan TEVDOVSKI, Minister for Finance of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia; Bernard NIKAJ, Ambassador of Kosovo to Belgium and Luxembourg, at the same time acting as Head of Kosovo Mission to the European Union and NATO; Besim BEQAJ, Minister of Innovation and Entrepreneurship of Kosovo.

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General view of the roundtable

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