Report from the Commission to the Council and to the European Parliament on the borrowing and lending activities of the Community in 2010.
The Council decisions establishing the various lending instrumentsof the European Union require the Commission to inform the European Parliament and the Council, each year, of the use of these instruments. In order to meet these information requirements, this report describes the lending operations (section 2) for each of the areas concerned as well as the respective borrowing activities (section 3). It includes the balance-of-payment support to non-euro area Member States (BOP)1, the macro-financial assistance provided by the European Union to third countries (MFA), the Euratom activities and the financial measures taken in order to respond to the euro area sovereign debt crisis. To complete the picture of EU activities, the final section provides a summary overview of European Investment Bank (EIB) lending and borrowing activities in 2010.
Number of pages12p.
COM (2011) 485 final