Deficit deepens on bank reform costs

The deficit of the public sector in the first six months of 2001 was 8.6 billion crowns against 1.2 billion in the same period last year; 7.1 billion of the latest deficit figure was associated with the cost of bank sector restructuring.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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