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Thursday, 18.12.2014, 09:13
European lawmakers have come to agreement on the 2015 European Union (EU) budget – the spending forecast for 2015 is EUR 141.2 billion, which is 1.6 percent more than in 2014, the European People's Party (EPP) Group spokesman Girts Salmgriezis informed LETA.
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In January-November 2014, the state and municipal budgets collected over LTL 20.41 billion (EUR 5.91 billion) in revenue, by 0.8% more than planned, informs LETA/ELTA.
At its Tuesday meeting, the Unemployment Insurance Fund in Estonia council approved the Fund 2015 budget, where revenues exceed costs with 35 million euros, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
In the first 11 months of 2014, the State Social Insurance Fund (Sodra) collected by LTL 600,000 (EUR 174,000) more revenue than projected. Revenue reached LTL 8.98 billion (EUR 2.60 billion), reports LETA/ELTA.
During an extraordinary meeting today, the government in Latvia approved a number of proposals submitted by Saeima groups to amend the 2015 state budget draft, as a result, the budget's spending will increase by more than EUR 1 million, reports LETA.
About 460 proposals have been submitted for the Latvian 2015 budget and the related bills, Saeima Budget and Finance (Taxation) Committee Chairman Karlis Sadurskis (Unity) told the press representatives on December 12th, reports LETA.
Yesterday, Saeima approved in principle the 2015 budget draft, mid-term budget framework, as well as 19 related bills, reports LETA.