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Sk24.8 billion deficit

THE STATE budget deficit in August increased by Sk6.2 billion from July to reach Sk24.8 billion, 31.6 percent of the projected annual level, the TASR state news agency reported.

State budget income was Sk153.7 billion, or 66.3 percent of the projected level for the year. State budget expenditures reached Sk178.5 billion, which is 57.5 percent of the annual plan.

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