ECONOMIC BRIEFS

Government records 24.269 bn Sk budget deficit at end of August

The 1997 government budget deficit was 24.269 billion Sk at the end of August, with 6.3 billion Sk growth in the deficit occurring in August alone, [NEED ATTRIBUTION]. Budget revenues were 109.749 billion Sk, while budget expenditures were 134.015 billion Sk during the first eight months of this year.

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