Another German budget without new debts

By |november 27th, 2018|Achim Post, Anton Hofreiter, autumn package, digital pact for schools, EU defence, European semester, German federal budget 2019, Gesine Lötzsch, Nato, News, Olaf Scholz, Peter Altmaier, Ursula von der Leyen|

The German Bundestag adopted the national 2019 budget with the votes of the 'Grand Coalition' last Friday (23 November), with expenditure reaching a record €356 billion and a particular rise in defence spending. Nevertheless, Finance Minister Olaf Scholz has managed to avoid creating any new debt. EURACTIV Germany reports.