Government deficit 3.2 percent

31/03/2004 09:30

Provisional figures by Statistics Netherlands show that the central government deficit over 2003 according to the EMU definition amounts to 14.4 billion euro, i.e. 3.2 percent of the GDP. This is a first estimate based on figures which recently became available. The deficit thus exceeds the EMU norm (3 percent) by 0.2 percent.

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