Press information of the Office (DE)

of November 2, 2022

Budgetary outlook 2022 and 2023 – a quick assessment of the Office of the Austrian Fiscal Advisory

Press information of the Office (DE)

of September 30, 2022

Partial electricity price cap: Reduced budgetary burden through restriction of eligibility

Brief staff analysis (DE)

of July 1, 2022

Distributional effects of Inflation-Relief Packages in 2022                                                           

General government gross debt – Austria
General government balance – Austria
EU fiscal rules applied for Austria: Maastricht criteria
EU fiscal rules applied for Austria: structural requirements

EU fiscal rules
    EC estimate FISK estimate MoF estimate
  2021 2022 2023 2022 2023 2022 2023
Maastricht deficit of no more than 3% of GDP
MTO of no more than −0.5% of GDP general escape clause
Government expenditure growth
Reduction of debt ratio
Legend: … compliant with fiscal rule and significant deviation; … not compliant with fiscal rule,  …not compliant with fiscal rule and significant deviation
EC … European Commission; FISK … Fiscal Advisory Council; MoF … Ministry of Finance
Source: Fiscal Advisory Council fiscal forecast (spring 2022).

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