Maria Knyazeva. The European Commission (EC) has proposed to increase Spending of the EU budget for 2016 in comparison with the budget of the current year 1, 6% to 143, 5 billion euros, while the revenues of the budget is reduced by 5, 3% to 153, 5 billion euros, according to a report by the EC.
Costs for 2016 also assume the outstanding debt of the EU budget in previous years. Their total Volume amounted at the end of 2014, presumably 24, 7 billion euros, emphasizes the EC.
about 50 percent of the remaining funds - 66, 6 billion euros will be spent on stimulating the growth, employment and competitiveness. In support of agriculture is obliged to go about 42, 9 billion euros. To maintain the political priorities of the European Commission, for example, to create Energosoiuz, it is expected to pass 1, 7 billion euros in 2016.
The Commission proposes in its own budget, an increase of 28, 5% to 9.5 billion euros, the Volume of funds on "the possibilities of the EU to respond to external crises, such as the Ukrainian and Syrian, and to provide humanitarian aid," said the EC.
The volume of the EU budget is an estimated 1% of the total GDP of the 28 countries of the Union and is filled mostly by the contributions of member States.