§ Mr. Garel-Jones
The following meetings are planned776W18 January: Economic and Finance Council18–19 January: Agriculture Council
The following subjects are likely to be discussed:
(a) Economic and Finance Council—18 January
- —Multilateral surveillance including national actions to promote economic recovery in Europe
- —Action at the level of the Community to promote economic recovery in Europe
- —Medium term Financial Assistance (possible)
(b) Agriculture Council—18–19 January
- —Accelerated transitional measures for Portugal (possible)
The Economic and Finance Council will meet on 18 January to conduct a multilateral surveillance of the economies of member states and the package of Community measures to promote economic recovery in Europe which was agreed at the European Council in Edinburgh in December.
The Agriculture Council will meet on 18 and 19 January. Ministers will discuss recent developments in the GATT Uruguay round negotiations. Accelerated transitional measures for Portugal may also be discussed.