“Uncertainty”: the culprit for a fifth of the fall in economic activity in the eurozone in the first half
The pandemic led to an “unprecedented increase” in macroeconomic and to a lesser extent financial uncertainty. Effects are long-lasting and will dampen the speed and momentum of the single currency countries' recovery in the short term, estimate economists at the European Central Bank.
Fidelidade CEO: "There is a change in infrastructure and technology, but also in mentalities that it is important to capitalize on"
The head of the Fidelidade group stressed that "this pandemic crisis also gives us a unique opportunity to be able to design change and change some of the paradigms with which we have lived so far". Statements made this Tuesday at the conference “Health and well-being in smart cities”, organized by the AIP Foundation and of which Jornal Económico is a media partner.
Luís Goes Pinheiro explained that efforts are being focused to “give a decisive boost to the creation of data collection tools in the scope of telemonitoring”. The President of Shared Services of the Ministry of Health attended the opening session of the conference “Health and well-being in smart cities”, organized by the AIP Foundation and of which Jornal Económico is a media partner.
Prime Minister does not yet have the Recovery Plan closed, but he knows well what the objective he wants to achieve in six years: to be able to say “we did not just respond to the crisis, we won the crisis and today we have a better country”. For that, he warns: Brussels grants "are not a check", they are "a contract" and there are goals and timetables to be met.
Francisco Rodrigues dos Santos leaves notice: Recovery Plan “cannot mean a party in the Central Block”
Centrist leader wants inspection control mechanisms in the execution of the funds of the Recovery Plan and defends that the State "cannot keep most or the most significant slice of this support".
Government wants to allocate 3.200 million euros to social measures and 2.500 million euros to the “productive potential”. Third largest share of funds will be allocated to the digital transition of Public Administration.
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