Coordination and Surveillance of Budgetary Policies of Euro Area Member States During the Autumn Cycle

17-10-2018

This note gives a short overview of the main steps in the framework of euro area Member States’ budgetary policy coordination and surveillance during the autumn cycle of the European Semester. This enhanced monitoring and surveillance of euro area Member States’ budgetary policies is done in accordance with EU law. It aims to identify and correct at an early stage during the Semester cycle any risks of deviation from fiscal policy recommendations agreed by the Member States, ultimately by asking an updated draft budgetary plan.

This note gives a short overview of the main steps in the framework of euro area Member States’ budgetary policy coordination and surveillance during the autumn cycle of the European Semester. This enhanced monitoring and surveillance of euro area Member States’ budgetary policies is done in accordance with EU law. It aims to identify and correct at an early stage during the Semester cycle any risks of deviation from fiscal policy recommendations agreed by the Member States, ultimately by asking an updated draft budgetary plan.