In the dispute over the EU budget for the year 2019 are burst, the mediation talks final. Negotiators of the EU States and the European Parliament could not agree by the deadline on the Budget. Now the EU has to submit budget to Commissioner Günther Oettinger, a new design. This is expected by the end of November or beginning of December.

up to 1 Should. January still no compromise to succeed, we have to work in the EU for the time being, with Notbudgets. Per month, one-twelfth of the budget from the previous year would be available. This would hinder mainly planning the course of longer projects.

the Biggest point of contention in the negotiations, according to diplomats, such as increases in Expenditure are to be financed. The representatives of the European Parliament wanted to redeploy with a new Instrument not retrieved the funds from the past. The EU countries rejected this proposal, but, because of the fear that this will always required. They wanted to Finance the medium rather different.


EU diplomats were angry over the course of the talks. “The representatives of the European Parliament have dropped out of the budget negotiations again, although a majority in the Council was ready to the European Parliament to receive a once very far,” it said. The Council of member States voted in favour of a significant increase in the expenditure and everything is done to achieve a solution acceptable to all. Even more regrettable is that the Europe is not interested in Parliament, quite obviously, a compromise solution.

representatives of the European Parliament, the accusations rejected. They stressed that they had come for the member States in the negotiations on the financing of the second Three-billion-Euro package for Syrian refugees in Turkey is enormous. In return, we have expected that a budget instrument will be used in the rules, it said. The member States had made of it for no reason is a political question of principle.

The Chairman of the budget Committee in the European Parliament, Jean Arthuis, said both sides had made “commendable efforts” for a settlement. The dialogue will continue in the coming weeks to achieve the best possible budget. This had to be the expectations of EU citizens, including in the area of research, “in order to prepare for the future”. The Italian MEP and Rapporteur on the Budget Daniele Viotti stressed, it will now be inserted only a “technical break”. On the basis of a new budget proposal from the EU Commission could be a better agreement can be achieved.

dispute the amount of the budget

The EU Commission had proposed a Budget with a volume of almost of 165.6 billion euros. This would be three percent more than in the past. The EU governments have demanded less at the Start of the negotiations of 1.5 billion euros, the Parliament of around 770 million euros more. The largest state posts the subsidies for agriculture, as well as for relatively poor regions in the EU-countries. In addition, the EU funded such as research projects and projects to combat youth unemployment.

For Germany, the budget negotiations are of particular importance. The Federal Republic of Germany as the largest net zahlerin of the Union around 20 per cent of the EU budget.