It is worth noting a less enlightening aspect of the proposal: highlighting the need for new EU budget revenue sources, that is, for new own resources, which will come from a simplified VAT base or from rights on non-recyclable plastics. This idea of ​​new resources existed also in the Commission’s previous proposal, but with minimal chances of acceptance before the coronavirus crisis. Thanks to the crisis, it seems that the need for such a budgetary cut is maturing, Alekos Kritikos points out in his article in the newspaper TA NEA.

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