ECONOMY

Budget deficit reported

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The state budget recorded a primary deficit of 3.413 billion euros in the January-March period, from a budget target for a deficit of €4.365 billion and a primary surplus of €494 million in the same period last year.

In the first three months of 2021, the general government balance recorded a deficit of €5.714 billion, from a budget target for a shortfall of €6.605 billion.