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Slovenia - Economic policy

Short-term priorities:

Assessment (November 2003)

Please refer to the fact sheets on the adoption of the Community acquis.

Medium-term priorities:

  • regular examination of the joint assessment of the priorities of economic policy under the Europe Agreement, emphasising adherence to the Copenhagen criteria for membership of the European Union and Community legislation in economic and monetary policy (coordinating economic policies, introducing convergence programmes, fighting excessive deficits);
  • Slovenia will have to adopt policies for attaining real convergence according to the European Union's objectives on economic and social cohesion and a nominal convergence compatible with the ultimate objective - adoption of the Euro. However, Slovenia will not be obliged to adopt the Euro immediately on accession.

Evaluation (October 1999)

No progress has been registered in this field.

Evaluation (October 2000)

No progress has been registered in this field.

Evaluation (November 2001)

No progress has been registered in this field.

Assessment (October 2002)

A large number of objectives have already been achieved on the basis of previous accession partnerships. The 2002 partnership report therefore focuses on very specific outstanding issues and does not provide an overview of Slovenia's preparedness for economic and monetary union.

Assessment (November 2003)

Please refer to the fact sheets on the adoption of the Community acquis.

Following the signing of the Accession Treaty on 16 April 2003, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia acceded to the European Union on 1 May 2004.

REFERENCES

Decision 98/268/EC of 30.03.1998Official Journal L 121 of 23.04.1998

Decision 1999/859/EC, 06.12.1999Official Journal L 335, 28.12.1999

Commission Opinion COM(97) 2010 finalNot published in the Official Journal

Commission Report COM(98) 709 finalNot published in the Official Journal

Commission Report COM(1999) 512 finalNot published in the Official Journal

Commission Report COM(2000) 712 finalNot published in the Official Journal

Commission Report COM(2001) 700 final - SEC(2001) 1755Not published in the Official Journal

Commission Report COM(2002) 700 final - SEC(2002) 1411Not published in the Official Journal

Commission Report COM(2003) 675 final - SEC(2003) 1208Not published in the Official Journal

Treaty of Accession to the European Union [Official Journal L 236, 23.09.2003]

Last updated: 19.11.2004

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