The Finance Ministry said on November 2 that the budget deficit in the January to October period was 12.356 billion crowns after 12.424 billion in the January to September period. Revenues were 160.6 billion crowns, while expenditures were 173 billion.
The ministry set itself the target earlier this year of keeping the state budget deficit to around 15 billion crowns.
8. Nov 1999 at 0:00 | From press reports of TASR and SITA