Based on the draft budget (presented on 29 June 2017) and the amending letter 1/2018 from the European Commission, the Parliament and the Council negotiated the budget in the annual budgetary procedure (see Box 1 below). In their respective readings during the procedure leading to adoption, the Council cut the initial proposal of the European Commission, while the Parliament increased it (Figure 7 above). The adopted budget set the overall level of commitments at a level in between the two positions, and partly modified the distribution of resources initially proposed by the European Commission in line with priorities identified by the Parliament.
Based on the draft budget (presented on 29 June 2017) and the amending letter 1/2018 from the European Commission, the…
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