The Flemish budget reaches a balanced budget in 2017. The budget encompasses both savings measures and investments boosting the economic growth. The government balance takes into account the impact of ESA 2010 and the stricter European budgetary surveillance. To conclude, the refinancing requirements as well as the evolution of the consolidated debt for the years 2016 and 2017 are described.

The document ‘BR 2017’ describes the budget review 2017. Besides a detailed explanation it also gives  budgetary figures of the Flemish Community and the consolidated entities.