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Slovakia's state budget ends with surplus

Slovakia's state budget ended the month of November with a surplus of Sk5.45 billion (€163.7 million), Zuzana Bruteničová from the Finance Ministry's press department said. At the end of October, the budget was Sk6.9 billion in the black.

Budget incomes to the end of November stood at Sk290.356 billion, representing 93.5 percent of the whole year plan for 2007 (Sk310.472 billion). Total state budget expenditures were calculated at Sk284.907 billion, or 81.7 percent of the amount projected for the whole year (Sk348.858 billion). TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports

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