Euro area monthly balance of payments: March 2022

Current account recorded €2 billion deficit in March 2022, down from €16 billion surplus in previous month Current account surplus amounted to €219 billion (1.8% of euro area GDP) in 12 months to March 2022, down from €294 billion (2.6%) one year earlier In financial account, euro area residents’ net acquisitions of non-euro area portfolio investment securities totalled […]

Finland and Sweden have submitted a formal application to join NATO

Finland and Sweden have submitted a formal application to join NATO, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday morning, calling the declaration of intent to join a historic step and believing that the two countries’ application for membership could be accepted quickly, which he said. will increase the security of the military alliance.

Novák: Hungary, Poland Call on EC to Make Available Allocations

Hungary and Poland are calling on the European Commission to make arrangements to ensure that the two countries could receive the allocations they are entitled to from the EU Reconstruction Fund, the new Hungarian president said in Warsaw on Tuesday. Katalin Novák held talks in the Polish capital with her Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda.

International regulators and WHO: support healthcare professionals to enhance public confidence in COVID-19 vaccines

EMA has endorsed a statement for healthcare professionals jointly developed by the International Coalition of Medicines Regulatory Authorities (ICMRA) and the World Health Organization (WHO). The statement is aimed to help healthcare professionals answer questions about the role of regulators in the oversight of COVID-19 vaccines and to reassure medical staff about the safety of COVID-19 vaccines […]