64

result(s)

Word(s)
Publication type
Policy area
Author
Keyword
Date

Structural Budget Balances in EU Member States

24-01-2017

Structural budget balances play an important role in the fiscal policy frameworks of the EU both as part of the application of the Stability and Growth Pact and in the implementation of the balanced budget rule (“Fiscal Compact”) by the contracting parties of the intergovernmental Treaty on Stability, Coordination and Governance in the EMU. This document gives an overview of the concept and application of the structural balance rule(s) in the EU.

Structural budget balances play an important role in the fiscal policy frameworks of the EU both as part of the application of the Stability and Growth Pact and in the implementation of the balanced budget rule (“Fiscal Compact”) by the contracting parties of the intergovernmental Treaty on Stability, Coordination and Governance in the EMU. This document gives an overview of the concept and application of the structural balance rule(s) in the EU.

Thematic Overview: Member States whose 2017 Draft Budgetary Plans Were Assessed To Be "At Risk of Non-Compliance" with the Stability and Growth Pact

24-01-2017

This briefing gives an overview of the recent European Commission (COM) assessments of eight Member States (Spain, Portugal, Italy, Belgium, Cyprus, Lithuania, Slovenia and Finland) whose 2017 Draft Budgetary Plans (DBPs) are considered to be “at risk of non-compliance” with their current obligations under the Stability and Growth Pact (SGP). This briefing will be updated as further assessments by the COM become available regarding compliance with the SGP.

This briefing gives an overview of the recent European Commission (COM) assessments of eight Member States (Spain, Portugal, Italy, Belgium, Cyprus, Lithuania, Slovenia and Finland) whose 2017 Draft Budgetary Plans (DBPs) are considered to be “at risk of non-compliance” with their current obligations under the Stability and Growth Pact (SGP). This briefing will be updated as further assessments by the COM become available regarding compliance with the SGP.

Implementation of the Stability and Growth Pact (January 2017)

23-01-2017

This document gives an overview of key developments under the preventive and corrective arms of the Sta¬bility and Growth Pact (SGP) on the basis of the latest Council decisions and recommendations and the Commission Opinions (of 16 November 2016 and 17 January 2017) on compliance of the 2017 Draft Budgetary Plans (DBPs) of euro area Member States with the SGP. The document is regularly updated.

This document gives an overview of key developments under the preventive and corrective arms of the Sta¬bility and Growth Pact (SGP) on the basis of the latest Council decisions and recommendations and the Commission Opinions (of 16 November 2016 and 17 January 2017) on compliance of the 2017 Draft Budgetary Plans (DBPs) of euro area Member States with the SGP. The document is regularly updated.

Key Features of 2017 Draft Budgetary Plans

23-01-2017

This document prepared by the Economic Governance Support Unit compares key features of the 2017 Draft Budgetary Plans (DBP) with the autumn 2016 forecasts by the European Commission (EC) and key features included in the 2016 Stability Programmes (SP) with the spring 2016 forecasts by the EC.

This document prepared by the Economic Governance Support Unit compares key features of the 2017 Draft Budgetary Plans (DBP) with the autumn 2016 forecasts by the European Commission (EC) and key features included in the 2016 Stability Programmes (SP) with the spring 2016 forecasts by the EC.

Economic Dialogue and Exchange of Views with the President of the Council (ECOFIN)

23-01-2017

Edward Scicluna, Minister of Finance of Malta, is participating in the ECON as current President of the ECOFIN Council during the Maltese Presidency (January - June 2017). According to the Treaty of the Union, Member States shall regard their economic policies as a matter of common concern and shall coordinate them within the Council. This briefing prepared by the Economic Governance Support Unit covers the Maltese Presidency priorities in the economic and financial fields, the recent developments ...

Edward Scicluna, Minister of Finance of Malta, is participating in the ECON as current President of the ECOFIN Council during the Maltese Presidency (January - June 2017). According to the Treaty of the Union, Member States shall regard their economic policies as a matter of common concern and shall coordinate them within the Council. This briefing prepared by the Economic Governance Support Unit covers the Maltese Presidency priorities in the economic and financial fields, the recent developments in the implementation of the SGP, the MIP, the recommendations for the Euro Area, as well as the latest developments in completing the Banking Union.

Macro-Financial Assistance to EU Member States - State of Play, January 2017

12-01-2017

This document provides regularly updated information on EU Member States receiving financial assistance from the ESM, the EFSF, the EFSM, the EU balance of payments assistance facility, other Member States and/or the IMF. It also covers the post-programme reviews undertaken by the European Commission (EC) in liaison with the ECB (Post-Programme Surveillance, PPS), the IMF (Post-Programme Monitoring, PPM) and the ESM (Early Warning System, EWS).

This document provides regularly updated information on EU Member States receiving financial assistance from the ESM, the EFSF, the EFSM, the EU balance of payments assistance facility, other Member States and/or the IMF. It also covers the post-programme reviews undertaken by the European Commission (EC) in liaison with the ECB (Post-Programme Surveillance, PPS), the IMF (Post-Programme Monitoring, PPM) and the ESM (Early Warning System, EWS).

Economic Dialogue with the Commission on 2017 Draft Budgetary Plans

08-12-2016

Vice-president Dombrovskis and Commissioner Moscovici have been invited to an Economic Dialogue on the European Commission Opinions on the 2017 Draft Budgetary Plans of the Euro Area Member States based on Articles 7 and 15 of EU Regulation 473/2013.

Vice-president Dombrovskis and Commissioner Moscovici have been invited to an Economic Dialogue on the European Commission Opinions on the 2017 Draft Budgetary Plans of the Euro Area Member States based on Articles 7 and 15 of EU Regulation 473/2013.

Economic Dialogue with the Commission on the Launch of the 2017 European Semester Cycle

08-12-2016

Vice-President Dombrovskis, Commissioner Moscovici and Commissioner Thyssen are participating in an Economic Dialogue on the “2017 European Semester Autumn Package”, based on the provisions of the economic governance framework. This document gives an overview of the elements of the package and presents the next steps.

Vice-President Dombrovskis, Commissioner Moscovici and Commissioner Thyssen are participating in an Economic Dialogue on the “2017 European Semester Autumn Package”, based on the provisions of the economic governance framework. This document gives an overview of the elements of the package and presents the next steps.

Economic Dialogue with the President of the Eurogroup - ECON on 29 November 2016

28-11-2016

Jeroen Dijsselbloem, President of the Eurogroup, has been invited to a regular Economic Dialogue, in particular, in accordance with Article 2ab of Regulation 1466/97 as amended. This briefing prepared by the Economic Governance Support Unit provides an overview of the ongoing work of the Eurogroup as regards public finances, macro-economic imbalances, financial adjustment programmes and the banking union. Mr Dijsselbloem has been the Eurogroup President since January 2013. As the President of the ...

Jeroen Dijsselbloem, President of the Eurogroup, has been invited to a regular Economic Dialogue, in particular, in accordance with Article 2ab of Regulation 1466/97 as amended. This briefing prepared by the Economic Governance Support Unit provides an overview of the ongoing work of the Eurogroup as regards public finances, macro-economic imbalances, financial adjustment programmes and the banking union. Mr Dijsselbloem has been the Eurogroup President since January 2013. As the President of the Eurogroup, he is also chairing the Board of Governors of the European Stability Mechanism.

Statistical Governance in Greece - Recent Developments - Meeting of Financial Assistance Working Group on 22 November 2016

21-11-2016

This briefing presents a summary of the legal proceedings before Greek courts against Andreas Georgiou, on the ground of the accusation that he has inflated 2009 Greek deficit figures. It also summarizes opinions taken in the public domain by European and International Institutions pertaining to the court case in question. Furthermore, it provides also an overview of the recent developments of Greek statistical system as well as an indication of the magnitude of revision of public finance data after ...

This briefing presents a summary of the legal proceedings before Greek courts against Andreas Georgiou, on the ground of the accusation that he has inflated 2009 Greek deficit figures. It also summarizes opinions taken in the public domain by European and International Institutions pertaining to the court case in question. Furthermore, it provides also an overview of the recent developments of Greek statistical system as well as an indication of the magnitude of revision of public finance data after their validation.

Upcoming events

27-02-2017
The state and development of the biomass of fish stocks managed by the CFP
Hearing -
PECH
28-02-2017
The Third Reform of the Common European Asylum System - Up for the Challenge
Other event -
LIBE
28-02-2017
Workshop on the consequences of Brexit
Workshop -
IMCO

Partners

Stay connected

email update imageEmail updates system

You can follow anyone or anything linked to the Parliament using the email updates system, which sends updates directly to your mailbox. This includes the latest news about MEPs, committees, the news services or the Think Tank.

You can access the system from any page on the Parliament website. To sign up and receive notifications on Think Tank, simply submit your email address, select the subject you are interested in, indicate how often you want to be informed (daily, weekly or monthly) and confirm the registration by clicking on the link that will be emailed to you.

RSS imageRSS feeds

Follow all news and updates from the European Parliament website by making use of our RSS feed.

Please click on the link below to configure your RSS feed.

widget imageRSS widgets

Please click on the button below to add a widget covering publications available via the Think Tank to your website.

Create a RSS widget