Budget Deficit To Narrow

December 2009
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Dec2009, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p8
Country Report
The article reports on the move of the government to approve a draft 2010 state budget in Slovakia. It states that the government forecasts a general budget deficit of 5.5% of the projected gross domestic product (GDP) in 2010. Robert Fico, prime minister, infers that the 2010 budget consist of no spending cuts or tax increases, as he attempts to shore up his public support ahead of the vote.


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