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The Euro




BMDF Summary on EMU A summary of Economic and Monetary Union in the BMDF book on the Treaty of Amsterdam.


The following extracts from the Treaty establishing the European Community are the main provisions concerning Economic and Monetary Policy, including the introduction of the Single Currency and the main criteria for convergence of the monetary policies of the Member States.

Economic Policy EMU; Title VII, Chapter 1 from the Treaty establishing the European Community

Monetary Policy EMU; Title VII, Chapter 2 from the Treaty establishing the European Community

Institutional Provisions EMU; Title VII, Chapter 3 from the Treaty establishing the European Community

Transitional Provisions EMU; Title VII, Chapter 4 from the Treaty establishing the European Community



There are a number of papers on the Euro and the Stability Pact prepared by the Commission and the European Council. A few of these are shown on the connecting pages, listed below.

Report of the Council Report of the Council on Co-ordination, endorsed by the European Council on 11/12 December 1998.

Opinion of the Monetary Committee Opinion of the Monetary Committee on the content and format of the stability and convergence programs, endorsed by the Council on 12 October 1998.

Explanatory Memo Expanatory memorandum by the Commission on the Stability and growth Pact for the European Council.




Last updated on 22 February 1999

Copyright Anthony Cowgill and Andrew Cowgill, 1999