Slovenia's Public Deficit Increases Further in Q1

Ljubljana, 30 June - Slovenia increased its public deficit in the first quarter of 2010 to EUR 786m or 9.5% of the country's GDP, while it stood at EUR 494m or 6% of GDP in the same period last year. "This is a sign of a further deepening of the financial crisis," Andrej Flajs of the Statistics Office told the press on Wednesday.

Andrej Flajs, the head of the national accounts sector at the National Statistics Office presents public deficit and debt figures for the first quarter of 2010.
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