Parliament adjusted the 2020 budget on 12 December. Overall, there is an ordinary surplus of CHF 344 million.
As a result of the parliamentary deliberations, the 2020 budget's ordinary balance has decreased from CHF 435 million (Federal Council’s proposal) to CHF 344 million. The structural surplus, i.e. the leeway under the debt brake, is CHF 419 million.
Table 1 shows the definitive figures for the 2020 budget and the items increased or reduced by Parliament. Table 2 shows the development of expenditure by task area relative to the last budget.
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Last modification 12.12.2019