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True to its Treaties the Union’s budget continues to be in surplus. In the year to September 30, 2007 the Union has received E88bn in revenue compared to payments made of E81bn and giving rise to a surplus of E7bn. That surplus compares to E4bn in each of the fiscal years of 2006 and 2005.

Yr To Sep ’07 FY06 FY05
Revenue 88bn 108bn 107bn
Payments 81bn 104bn 103bn
Surplus 7bn 4bn 4bn

Source: European Commission

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