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Daily News – 10.08.2009

EXME09 / 10.08


News from the Communication Directorate General's midday briefing

Nouvelles du rendez-vous de midi de la Direction Générale Communication

10 / 08 / 09

Following up on an agreement in March and May this year, the parent banks of the nine largest foreign-owned banks incorporated in Romania have all signed letters committing their respective groups’ overall exposure to Romania and increasing the capital of their bank subsidiary to maintain a 10 percent capital adequacy ratio throughout Romania’s Economic Program.

Estimates from the European Forest Fire Information System (EFFIS) show that 200 000 hectares of land in the EU have already burnt in 2009, compared to a total of 180 000 in 2008. EFFIS continuously monitors the forest fire risk, which at present is still high, and has just released the 'Forest Fires in Europe 2008' report providing a comprehensive overview of the forest fire danger conditions and impact of forest fires in Europe for 2008.

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• Memo on State aid: Review of national aid schemes introduced during the financial crisis

A disposition au secrétariat de Jonathan Todd (BERL 03/315):

Notification préalable d'une opération de concentration:

Crédit Mutuel/Monabanq