The spokesman of the opposition Democratic Coalition (DK) party said on Sunday that “each and every step taken recently by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán points in the direction that he wants Hungary to quit the European Union”.
The radical Mi Hazánk (Our Homeland) party on Friday said it rejected the European Union candidacy granted to Ukraine, saying the country was “unprepared”.
The European Commission on Thursday said it opened an in-depth investigation to assess the planned acquisition of OMV Slovenija by Hungarian oil and gas company MOL.
Besides Ukraine and Moldova, Georgia and Bosnia-Herzegovina should also be granted European Union candidate status, Judit Varga, the justice minister, said in Brussels ahead of a summit of EU leaders. Bosnia-Herzegovina must not be “left out” of the group of Western Balkan countries aiming to join the EU, she said.
Viktor Orbán has reaffirmed Hungary’s support for Ukraine’s bid to attain candidate status for European Union membership.
The Management Board of the European Chemicals Agency has selected Dr Sharon McGuinness as ECHA’s next Executive Director.
EMA has recommended granting a marketing authorisation for COVID-19 Vaccine (inactivated, adjuvanted) Valneva for use in the primary vaccination of people from 18 to 50 years of age.
Total assets of EU-headquartered credit institutions increased from €29.44 trillion in December 2020 to €30.44 trillion in December 2021, an increase of 3.42%. EU non-performing loans ratio declined by 0.2 percentage points year on year to 2.08% in December 2021. EU average return on equity was 6.81% and Common Equity Tier 1 ratio was 15.73% in December 2021. Euro area banks and […]
In the week ending 17 June 2022 the net position of the Eurosystem in foreign currency (asset items 2 and 3 minus liability items 7, 8 and 9) increased by EUR 0.7 billion to EUR 331.2 billion.
Current account deficit increased to €6 billion in April 2022, up from €2 billion in previous month Current account surplus amounted to €182 billion (1.5% of euro area GDP) in 12 months to April 2022, down from €316 billion (2.7%) one year earlier In financial account, euro area residents’ net acquisitions of non-euro area portfolio investment securities totalled […]