Calls upon banks to put liquidity to a productive use
BARCELONA, Spain, 20 March 2015 – After a welcome word of ESBG President François Pérol, the 2015 ESBG Retail Banking Conference was opened by Vice President of the European Commission Valdis Dombrovskis.
In his speech, Mr. Dombrovskis called upon banks to put liquidity to a productive use, in other words to invest in the real economy. He pointed to the Investment Plan for Europe as a tool to mitigate risk, especially for long term infrastructure projects.
>> Read the full speech of Vice President Dombrovskis