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2012

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See also : the budgetary procedure

Documents from the previous financial framework are available from the Publications Office and the EUR-LEX database.

1. Budget adoption

a. Adopted budget

Adopted budget Definitive adoption of the European Union's general budget for the financial year 2012
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Budget online "line-by-line": The budget through the years
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b. Draft budget

Draft budget Draft general budget 2012
May 2011

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Draft budget 2012 Statement of estimates of the European Commission for the financial year 2012 (Preparation of the 2012 Draft Budget)
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  • Figures by budget line and overall presentation of changes in the nomenclature between the budget 2011 and the 2012 draft budget en
  • Changes in the budgetary remarks and establishment plan staff en
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Draft budget 2012 Activity statements
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The Activity Statements constitute the main instrument for justifying the appropriations requested by the Commission in the Draft Budget.

These Statements provide details on the resources that are dedicated to the Activities, as well as on associated objectives, indicators, targets and outputs. They also include relevant evaluation results of EU interventions.

The document presents Activity Statements for each Policy Area according to the budget nomenclature. Each statement has the same structure and includes the following elements:

  • numerical data related to the Activity;
  • EU added value of the Activity; and performance
  • information and proposed appropriations.

c.Mobilisation of the Flexibility Instrument

Proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council Proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Mobilisation of the Flexibility Instrument
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description In accordance with point 27 of the Interinstitutional Agreement, and after having examined all possibilities for re-allocating appropriations under heading 4, the Commission proposes to mobilise the Flexibility Instrument for the financing of the European Neighbourhood Policy, for an amount of EUR 153,3 million beyond the ceiling of heading 4.

2. Budget implementation

a. Amending budgets

Amending budget No 1 Definitive adoption of Amending budget No 1 of the European Union for the financial year 2012
Official Journal L 184 of 13/07/2012 bg cs da de et el en es fr it lv lt hu mt nl pl pt ro sk sl fi sv
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Amending Budget (AB) No 1 for the year 2012 concerns the financing of ITER, and incorporates into the 2012 Budget, the amount of EUR 650 million in commitment appropriations, onto budget article 08 20 02 Euratom – European Joint Undertaking for ITER – Fusion for Energy (F4E), in accordance with the agreement reached between the European Parliament and the Council in December 2011.

Amending budget No 2 Definitive adoption of amending budget No 2 of the European Union for the financial year 2012
Official Journal L 214 of 10/08/2012 bg cs da de et el en es fr it lv lt hu mt nl pl pt ro sk sl fi sv
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Adopted by the Commission on 16 March 2012 (COM(2012)125), amended by the Council on 15 May 2012 and approved by the European Parliament on 12 June 2012.

Amending Budget (AB) No 2 for the year 2012 covers the mobilisation of the EU Solidarity Fund for an amount of EUR 18 061 682 in commitment and payment appropriations relating to flooding in Italy (Liguria and Tuscany) in October 2011.

Amending budget No 3 Definitive adoption of amending budget No 3 of the European Union for the financial year 2012
Official Journal L 221 of 17/08/2012 bg cs da de et el en es fr it lv lt hu mt nl pl pt ro sk sl fi sv
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The Amending Budget (AB) No 3/2012 is intended to budget the surplus resulting from the implementation of the budget year 2011. As provided for in the Financial Regulation applicable to the general budget of the European Communities , under Article 15 § 3, it is the only subject of this AB and it has to be submitted within 15 days following the submission of the provisional accounts, which took place on 31 March 2012.

The implementation of the budget year 2011 shows a surplus of EUR 1 496 968 014 (not including contributions from European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and European Economic Area (EEA)), which is therefore entered as revenue in the 2012 budget.

Amending budget No 4 Definitive adoption of Amending budget No 4 of the European Union for the financial year 2012
Official Journal L 355 of 21/12/2012 bg cs da de et el en es fr it lv lt hu mt nl pl pt ro sk sl fi sv
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Amending Budget (AB) No 4 for the year 2012 concerns the following:

  • A revision of the forecast of Traditional Own Resources (TOR, i.e. customs duties and sugar sector levies), VAT and GNI bases, the budgeting of the relevant UK corrections as well as their financing and revision of financing of GNI reductions in favour of the Netherlands and Sweden in 2012, resulting in a change in the distribution between Member States of their own resources contributions to the EU budget,
  • The creation of four new budget lines for the implementation of risk-sharing instruments financed from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the Cohesion Fund, all with a token entry (p.m.),
  • Modification of the budget line 16 03 05 01 – Preparatory action – EuroGlobe to replace the "dash" for payments on the line with a token entry (p.m.), in order to allow the final payments to be made.

Amending budget No 5 Definitive adoption of Amending budget No 5 of the European Union for the financial year 2012
Official Journal L 15 of 18/01/2013 bg cs da de et el en es fr it lv lt hu mt nl pl pt ro sk sl fi sv
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Amending Budget (AB) No 5 for the year 2012 concerns the following:

  • Mobilisation of the EU Solidarity Fund for an amount of EUR 670 192 359 in commitment and payment appropriations relating to the series of earthquakes in Emilia-Romagna, Italy in May 2012.
  • Modification of the budget line 16 05 03 01 – Preparatory action – European Year of Volunteering 2011 to replace the "dash" for payments on the line with a token entry (p.m.), in order to allow the final payments to be made.
Amending budget No 6 Definitive adoption of Amending budget No 6 of the European Union for the financial year 2012
Official Journal L 57 of 28/02/2013 bg cs da de et el en es fr it lv lt hu mt nl pl pt ro sk sl fi sv
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Amending Budget (AB) No 6 for the year 2012 concerns the following:

  • the usual update in the forecast of revenue after the latest revision of the forecasts of own resources and other revenue;
  • an increase of payment appropriations of nearly EUR 6,0 billion across headings 1a, 1b, 2, 3a and 4 of the multi-annual financial framework, with the aim of meeting outstanding needs to the end of the year, so that commitments can be honoured, financial penalties avoided, and beneficiaries can receive the funds envisaged by the agreed EU policies, for which the commitments were authorised in previous annual budgets. The Commission has identified some sources of redeployment for a total of EUR 147,9 million;
  • a reduction in the level of commitment appropriations in the budget of EUR 142,2 million, to take account of the latest state of implementation and revised assessments of real needs to the year end.

b. Use of budgetary allocations

Implementation Reports Summary of budget implementation: Revenue & Expenditure
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  • Expenditure table - last update:
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    2. by Policy Area:
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The Commission publishes a budgetary implementation report every month, which is transmitted to the budgetary authority (Council of the European Union and European Parliament) and to the Court of Auditors. This report describes the evolution of budgetary credits. It includes information amassed at the level of Financial Perspectives, summarizing the data concerning commitment appropriations and payment appropriations.

Budgetary implementation also forms part of the annual financial statement that the Commission must present for control to the Parliament and the Court of Auditors.

c. Budget implementation as at year-end

Information Note Budget Implementation as at year-end
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3. Accounting for the budget

a. Analysis of the budgetary implementation of the Structural Funds

Analysis Analysis of the budgetary implementation of the Structural Funds for financial year 2012
Analyse der Verwendung der Strukturfondsmittel Screen version: en

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c. Financial report

Financial report Financial report for financial year 2012
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b. Report on budgetary and financial management

Report Report on budgetary and financial management for financial year 2012
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c. Annual accounts of the European Union

Consolidated annual accounts of the European Union Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council and the Court of Auditors – Consolidated annual accounts of the European Union - financial year 2012 - Consolidated financial statements and consolidated reports on implementation of the budget.
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Official Journal of 15/11/2013:
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