Another False Dawn At The Finance Ministry
- Hungary: Promises, Promises. // Emerging Markets Monitor;9/5/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 21, p15
Reports on the pledge of Hungarian Finance Minister Janos Veres to cut the 2006 budget deficit of the country. Size of revenue shortfall to be covered by the cut; Suggestion of the National Bank of Hungary for the government to achieve improvement in public finances; Criticism on the budget cut.
- Hungary: Kiss Of Death For Veres? // Emerging Markets Monitor;4/25/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p11
Focuses on the advantages of Hungarian Finance Minister Janos Veres over his predecessors in pursuing an agenda of fiscal reform. Problem facing Veres with regard to budget deficit; Implication of the change in the head of the finance ministry.
- Populist Budget. // Asia Monitor: South Asia Monitor;Aug2005, Vol. 11 Issue 8, p6
The article reports that Bangladesh has unveiled an ambitious budget for fiscal 2005/06, including promises to increase farm subsidies and soft loans. Unveiling the new spending plans for the fiscal year starting July 1, 2005 Saifur Rahman, Bangladesh's finance minister, said growth and...
- Let's Cut Out the Hype. // Business Today;3/25/2007, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p14
The article discusses issues and concerns relevant to the national budge of India in 2007, as announced by Finance Minister P. Chidambaram. The author argues that the budget-making process, which was secretive, can be a subject of several speculations and even misinterpretations. The stock...
- Improving the efficiency and sustainability of public expenditure. // OECD Economic Surveys: Czech Republic;Jul2001, Vol. 2001 Issue 13, p69
Discusses issues concerning the improvement of the efficiency and sustainability of public expenditures in the Czech Republic as of July 2001. International perspective on Czech public sector spending; Reduction of fiscal risks associated with contingent liabilities; Evolution of public...
- No Economic Prosperity Vision in BC Budget. Veldhuis, Niels; Clemens, Jason // Fraser Forum;Apr2006, p21
The article claims that British Columbia's budget for 2006 lacks a long-term strategy aimed at improving economic prosperity. It then compares British Columbia's personal income tax system with Alberta's singe-rate tax. It suggests that the budget should have eliminated the sales tax on business...
- Revolving Door. // Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Jun2005, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p3
The article presents information on the appointment of two new ministers in the cabinet of Hungarian government. Janos Veres became the fourth finance minister in as many years, replacing Tibor Draskovics, while Agriculture Minister Imre Nemeth was dismissed to make way for Jozsef Graf. Earlier...
- Russia to tap reserves more. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;3/2/2015, pA02
The article reports on the proposal of the Russian finance ministry to increase the maximum amount it can draw to 3.2 trillion rubles from reserves, up more than 500% on the 500 billion rubles in 2015.
- Measures of fiscal performance. // OECD Economic Surveys: Korea;Mar2003, p203
Assesses the state of fiscal policy in Korea, which is complicated by the different measures of the government budget balance, as of 2002. Characteristics of the fiscal policy during the latter half of the 1990s according to the System of National Accounts; Basis on which tax and expenditure...