Monetary Dialogue: opening statement by Christine LAGARDE

The Members of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) hold a Monetary Dialogue with Christine LAGARDE, President of the European Central Bank (ECB), in the European Parliament in Brussels.

This is her first participation in the Monetary dialogue. This debate focus on the perspectives of the economy in the euro area and next steps of the ECB’s monetary policy, based on the recent decisions taken by the Governing Council.

The perspectives of the European monetary union and financial stability in the euro area are also looked into. She makes the opening statement.