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Budget deficit 55% higher than last year

The state budget ended the first seven months of the year Sk34.8 billion in deficit, an over 55 percent increase on the same period last year. The government has been warned by international bodies to tighten fiscal policy.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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