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Applying the rules of the stability and growth pact

How and why the stability and growth pact is applied.  

Aims

Some of the Stability and Growth Pact's rules aim to prevent fiscal policies from heading in potentially problematic directions, while others are there to correct excessive budget deficits or excessive public debt burdens.

Commission guidance on fiscal policy orientations for 2021

On 19 September 2020 the European Commission sent a guidance letter to each Member State on the fiscal policy orientations for 2021. The letters sent to the euro area countries can be found here.

Draft budgetary plans 2021

Non-euro area countries :

2020. GADA 19. SEPTEMBRIS
Commission guidance for Bulgaria on fiscal policy orientations for 2021
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(1.51 MB - PDF)
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2020. GADA 19. SEPTEMBRIS
Commission guidance for Croatia on fiscal policy orientations for 2021
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(1.51 MB - PDF)
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2020. GADA 19. SEPTEMBRIS
Commission guidance for Czechia on fiscal policy orientations for 2021
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(1.52 MB - PDF)
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2020. GADA 19. SEPTEMBRIS
Commission guidance for Denmark on fiscal policy orientations for 2021
English
(1.5 MB - PDF)
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2020. GADA 19. SEPTEMBRIS
Commission guidance for Hungary on fiscal policy orientations for 2021
English
(1.5 MB - PDF)
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2020. GADA 19. SEPTEMBRIS
Commission guidance for Poland on fiscal policy orientations for 2021
English
(1.51 MB - PDF)
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2020. GADA 19. SEPTEMBRIS
Commission guidance for Romania on fiscal policy orientations for 2021
English
(1.51 MB - PDF)
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2020. GADA 19. SEPTEMBRIS
Commission guidance for Sweden on fiscal policy orientations for 2021
English
(1.52 MB - PDF)
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Documents

2021. GADA 3. MARTS
One year since the outbreak of COVID-19: fiscal policy response
English
(1.4 MB - PDF)
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2020. GADA 20. MARTS
KOMISIJAS PAZIŅOJUMS PADOMEI par Stabilitātes un izaugsmes pakta vispārējās izņēmuma klauzulas iedarbināšanu
latviešu
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2018. GADA 23. MAIJS
Communication from the Commission on the review of the flexibility under the Stability and Growth Pact COM 2018 (335)
English
(162.85 KB - PDF)
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2018. GADA 23. MAIJS
Commission Staff Working Document accompanying COM(2018) 335
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(1.36 MB - PDF)
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Detailed guidance on how the European Commission applies the rules of the Stability and Growth Pact:

Guidance on how to strengthen the link between structural reforms, investment and fiscal responsibility in support of jobs and growth: