2018 budgetary procedure: milestones and figures
July 2017: The European Commission submits the draft EU budget for 2018.
September 2017: The Council formally adopts its position on the draft 2018 EU budget.
October 2017: The European Parliament amends the Council’s position on the draft 2018 EU budget.
October 2017: The European Commission tables modifications to its proposal for next year’s EU budget by means of Amending Letter (AL) 1/2018.
November 2017: European Parliament and Council negotiators agree on a joint text (taking into account AL1/2018) within the conciliation procedure, as well as on draft amending budget (DAB) 6/2017.