A meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council will be held in Brussels on 27 January 2015. Ministers are due to discuss the following items:
Investment plan for Europe
The Commission will present its proposal on the European fund for strategic investment, a key element of the investment plan for Europe, followed by a first exchange of views.
Current legislative proposals
The Council will receive an update from the presidency on ongoing work on financial services dossiers.
Presentation of the presidency work programme
The new Latvian presidency will present to Council its six-month work programme in the ECOFIN area.
Presentation of the Commission work programme
The new Commission will present its work programme for 2015, focusing on the economic and financial agenda.
The Council will hold an exchange of views on two Commission communications on economic governance: first, on the economic governance review and secondly, on clarifying the existing flexibility in the stability and growth pact.
Preparation of the G20 meeting of Finance Ministers and governors on 9-10 February 2015 in Istanbul
The Council will adopt terms of reference in view of the G20 meeting of Finance Ministers and governors in February in Istanbul.