Budget in the news (June 11-17)

While approaching the European Council meeting on 28-29 June, the negotiations about the next MFF caused several headlines in recent weeks:

An informal meeting of the ministers for agriculture and their negotiation about guidelines for the future CAP has been part of the news: EU-Haushalt 2014 bis 2020: Bangen um eine schnelle Einigung (TopAgrarOnline).

A general review about the CAP has been published on the web page utopia.de: Fakten zu Agrarsubventionen aus dem EU-Haushalt (Utopia.de)

The contribution of the member states to the budget has been discussed as well:

Wer füllt die europäischen Kassen? (Handelsblatt.de).

EU-Budget: Österreich will weniger zahlen (Kurier.at).

Streit um EU-Haushalt geht weiter – „Geld besser ausgeben“ (Nordbayern.de).

Finally, the rebate on the UK’s contributions to the budget also made headlines:

EU warned that talks on the UK rebate will be ‘pointless’ (BBC).

About Andreas Schubert

Andreas Schubert studied Economics at the University of Bayreuth. His fields of interest are political economics, development and transformation economics as well as economic history.