TITLE

New Budget Cuts Pose Risk To Coalition

PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Feb2010, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on the political and economic outlook in Latvia for 2010 relative to its government budget cuts. The risk to coalition stability will be elevated in 2010 as a result of a 184 million lats in new cuts for the 2010 budget after a court found that the five-party coalition proposed a reduction in pensions illegally. Furthermore, the move of the fragile coalition government to find additional savings will pose a significant challenge to them.
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47781866

 

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