Bulgaria’s Jan-Oct Budget Gap Expands to 226.5 Mln Euro
Tuesday, 03 December 2013
Bulgaria's consolidated budget deficit widened to 443 million levs ($308 million/226.5 million euro) through October from 74.2 million levs a year earlier, finance ministry figures showed.
Revenue in the ten-month period stood at 23.751 billion levs, while spending amounted to 23.404 billion levs. Contributions to the EU budget totalled 789.9 million levs.
Bulgaria closed last year with a budget deficit of 358.8 million levs.