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The Minister of State and members of the Government presented the draft Primitive Budget for 2019 on 23rd October.
“The Government has worked a lot on the main arbitrations that make Monaco prosperous. What prevailed in our preliminary discussions with the National Council was the search for a budget in the sense of the general interest,” said the Minister. state in the preamble.
He added that “the public finances were in balance and that the BP 2019, with a surplus of 3.7 M € against 2 M € in the BP 2018, responded to the perpetuation of this balance”.
The budget forecasts, compared to BP 2018, provide revenues of € 1346 million, or + € 128.5 million (+ 10.6%) and expenditure of € 1342 million, or +126.8 million. € M (+ 10.4%).
This budget takes into account new orientations: digital transition, energy transition, increased acquisitions and intermediate housing operations, education policy focused on e-education and personalized guidance. It also pursues priority actions already undertaken in social, educational, security and quality of life.
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