| Een drempelwaarde. |
Bijvoorbeeld een maximaal toegestaan begrotingstekort.
'Currently, member states have to abide by the strict rules of the stability pact and not exceed a budget deficit of three percent of the gross domestic product. But many countries are now breaching these rules. For 2009, the EU commission predicted that 13 out of the 16 eurozone countries will go beyond the allowed threshold, and has urged member states to return to the financial discipline as soon as possible. '
Bron: EU observer - 02-06-2009.