40 mln euros of Estonia's EU presidency costs to be brought forward into 2017

  • 2016-08-18
  • BNS/TBT Staff
TALLINN - The rescheduling of Estonia's European Union presidency to 2017 means that 40 million euros of associated costs will also need to be made next year, an issue which the government plans to discuss in September, although structural fiscal surplus is likely not at risk. "We have to see when putting together the state budget what costs we will bring from 2018 to 2017. The time changing by six months means that about 40 million euros or 0.2 per cent of GDP would be moved from 2018 to 2017," a spokesperson for the presidency at the government office, Tri...
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