Economic and Financial Affairs Council
Economy, finance, tax and competition
Council of the EU
The Lithuanian presidency will present to the Council its six-month work programme on economic and financial matters.
The Council is expected to adopt the following legal acts concerning Latvia's adoption of the euro:
- a decision on the adoption by Latvia of the euro on 1 January 2014;
- a regulation amending regulation (EC) No 974/98 as regards the introduction of the euro in Latvia, and
- a regulation amending regulation (EC) No 2866/98 as regards the conversion rate to the euro for Latvia.
It is also expected to endorse a code of conduct on draft budgetary plans and to take the decision not to raise objections to a Commission delegated decision on content and scope of the reporting obligations for member states subject to an excessive deficit procedure.
Ministers may discuss the follow-up to the European Council on 27/28 June. They will also discuss the follow-up to G20 finance deputies meeting on 6-7 June 2013 in St-Petersburg and are expected to agree on terms of reference preparing the G20 meeting of finance ministers and governors of 19-20 July 2013 in Moscow.
A Presidency briefing, agenda and background note will be published on the Council website closer to the date of the meeting.