Ongoing procedure

2009 -
Article Name EDP step Date
Communication from the Commission - Assessment of action taken by Portugal and Spain 16 November 2016
Communication from the Commission - Assessment of action taken by Portugal and Spain - Annex 16 November .2016
Effective Action Report (as part of Spain's Draft Budgetary Plan) 14 October 2016
126(8) Council Implementing Decision on imposing a fine on Spain for failure to take effective action to address an excessive deficit 9 August 2016
126(9) Council Decision giving notice to Spain to take measures for the deficit reduction judged necessary in order to remedy the situation of excessive deficit 8 August 2016
126(9) Commission Recommendation for a Council Decision giving notice to Spain to take measures for the deficit reduction judged necessary in order to remedy the situation of excessive deficit 27 July 2016
Commission Staff Working Document accompanying the Commission Recommendation for a Council Decision giving notice to Spain under Art.126(9) of TFEU 27 July 2016
Commission Recommendation for a Council Implementing Decision imposing a fine on Spain for failure to take effective action to address an excessive deficit 27 July 2016
126(8) Council decision establishing that no effective action has been taken by Spain in response to the Council Recommendation of 21 June 2013 12 July 2016
126(8) Commission Recommendation for a Council Decision establishing that no effective action has been taken by Spain in response to the Council Recommendation of 21 June 2013 07 July 2016

Commission Staff Working Document: Analysis of the budgetary situation in Spain, following the adoption of the Council Recommendation to Spain of 21 June 2013

07 July 2016

Commission recommendation regarding measures to be taken by Spain in order to ensure a timely correction of its excessive deficit

9 March 2016
Council opinion on the Economic Partnership Programme 10 December 2013
Commission communication to the Council on action taken 15 November 2013
Commission communication to the Council on action taken - Annex 15 November 2013
Commission proposal for Council opinion on the Economic Partnership Programme 15 November 2013
Commission staff working document 15 November 2013
Effective action report 1 October 2013
Economic Partnership Programme 1 October 2013
126(7) Council recommendation to end the excessive deficit situation 21 June 2013
126(7)

Commission recommendation for a Council recommendation to end the excessive deficit situation.

29 May 2013
Commission staff working document 29 May 2013
126(7) Commission communication to the Council on action taken 14 November 2012
Commission staff working document - Analysis by the Commission services of the budgetary situation in Spain 14 November 2012
126(7) Council recommendation to end the excessive deficit situation 10 July 2012
126(7) Commission recommendation for a Council recommendation to end the excessive deficit situation 6 July 2012
Commission staff working document - Analysis by the Commission services of the budgetary situation in Spain 6 July 2012
Commission communication to the Council on action taken 15 July 2010
126(7) Council recommendation to end the excessive deficit situation 2 December 2009
104(7) Commission recommendation for a Council recommendation to end the excessive deficit situation 11 November 2009
104(6) Council decision on the existence of an excessive deficit 27 April 2009 (*)
104(7) Council recommendation to end the excessive deficit situation 27 April 2009 (*)
104(6) Commission recommendation for a Council decision on the existence of an excessive deficit 24 March 2009
104(7) Commission recommendation for a Council recommendation to end the excessive deficit situation 24 March 2009
104(5) Commission opinion on the existence of an excessive deficit 24 March 2009
104(3) Commission report 18 February 2009
(*) Political agreement 03/04.04.2009 (informal ECOFIN). Formal adoption 27.04.2009 (GAER).

Closed procedures

There were no previous excessive deficit procedures for Spain since the introduction of the euro in 1999

Commission Recommendation for a Council Implementing Decision imposing a fine on Spain for failure to take effective action to address an excessive deficit