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Document 52023BP0368

P9_TA(2023)0368 – Draft amending budget No 3/2023: Update of revenue (own resources) and other technical adjustments – European Parliament resolution of 18 October 2023 on the Council position on Draft amending budget No 3/2023 of the European Union for the financial year 2023 – Update of revenue (own resources) and other technical adjustments including the set-up and financing for 2023 of the new Defence Industrial Reinforcement Instrument and of the European Chips Act (12435/2023 – C9-0225/2023 – 2023/0240(BUD))

OJ C, C/2024/2666, 29.4.2024, ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/C/2024/2666/oj (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/C/2024/2666/oj

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C/2024/2666

29.4.2024

P9_TA(2023)0368

Draft amending budget No 3/2023: Update of revenue (own resources) and other technical adjustments

European Parliament resolution of 18 October 2023 on the Council position on Draft amending budget No 3/2023 of the European Union for the financial year 2023 – Update of revenue (own resources) and other technical adjustments including the set-up and financing for 2023 of the new Defence Industrial Reinforcement Instrument and of the European Chips Act (12435/2023 – C9-0225/2023 – 2023/0240(BUD))

(C/2024/2666)

The European Parliament,

having regard to Article 314 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

having regard to Article 106a of the Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community,

having regard to Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2018/1046 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 July 2018 on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union, amending Regulations (EU) No 1296/2013, (EU) No 1301/2013, (EU) No 1303/2013, (EU) No 1304/2013, (EU) No 1309/2013, (EU) No 1316/2013, (EU) No 223/2014, (EU) No 283/2014, and Decision No 541/2014/EU and repealing Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 966/2012 (1), and in particular Article 44 thereof,

having regard to the general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2023, as definitively adopted on 23 November 2022  (2),

having regard to Council Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2020/2093 of 17 December 2020 laying down the multiannual financial framework for the years 2021-2027 (3),

having regard to the Interinstitutional Agreement of 16 December 2020 between the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission on budgetary discipline, on cooperation in budgetary matters and on sound financial management, as well as on new own resources, including a roadmap towards the introduction of new own resources (4),

having regard to Council Decision (EU, Euratom) 2020/2053 of 14 December 2020 on the system of own resources of the European Union and repealing Decision 2014/335/EU, Euratom (5),

having regard to its resolution of 11 July 2023 on the Council position on Draft amending budget No 2/2023 of the European Union for the financial year 2023 entering the surplus of the financial year 2022 (6),

having regard to Draft amending budget No 3/2023, which the Commission adopted on 3 July 2023 (COM(2023)0406),

having regard to the position on Draft amending budget No 3/2023 which the Council adopted on 18 September 2023 and forwarded to Parliament on the same day (12435/2023 – C9-0225/2023),

having regard to Rules 94 and 96 of its Rules of Procedure,

having regard to the report of the Committee on Budgets (A9-0287/2023),

A.

whereas Draft amending budget No 3/2023 entails a revision of the own resources forecasts in relation to customs duties, which are 9,9 % higher than in the 2023 budget, the uncapped VAT base, which is 8,6 % higher than the May 2022 forecast, non-recycled plastic packaging waste base, which is 11,6 % higher than the May 2022 forecast, and the total EU GNI base, which is up 3,6 % compared to the May 2022 forecast;

B.

whereas Draft amending budget No 3/2023 provides an update of the United Kingdom contribution in 2023, which stands at just over EUR 9 billion, and gives cashed amounts of fines and penalty payments, which stand at just over EUR 690 million; whereas EUR 504 million of those fines and penalty payments are mainly for excess emissions premiums;

C.

whereas the overall impact of Draft amending budget No 3/2023 on expenditure amounts to an increase of EUR 54,8 million in commitment appropriations and a decrease of EUR 190,9 million in payment appropriations;

D.

whereas the Union is being asked to do more in a growing number of fields, including defence, health, climate, without a corresponding increase in the Union’s budget for those tasks;

1.

Welcomes Draft amending budget No 3/2023 as submitted by the Commission;

2.

Takes note that the increase in the amount of own resources other than GNI entails a decrease in the GNI contribution of EUR 4,4 billion compared to Draft amending budget No 2/2023; reiterates its view that Member States should take advantage of the reduction in their GNI-based contributions to increase funding for the Union budget, actions and programmes, inter alia to respond to the consequences of Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine address climate change and support Europeans and SMEs in coping with high inflation;

3.

Urges the Council to approve the recent Commission proposals on own resources in order to increase the own resources available to the Union budget;

4.

Approves the Council position on Draft amending budget No 3/2023;

5.

Instructs its President to declare that Amending budget No 3/2023 has been definitively adopted and arrange for its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union;

6.

Instructs its President to forward this resolution to the Council, the Commission and the national parliaments.

(1)   OJ L 193, 30.7.2018, p. 1.

(2)   OJ L 58, 23.2.2023, p. 1.

(3)   OJ L 433 I, 22.12.2020, p. 11.

(4)   OJ L 433 I, 22.12.2020, p. 28.

(5)   OJ L 424, 15.12.2020, p. 1.

(6)  Texts adopted, P9_TA(2023)0254.


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