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Govt Opts for Mix of Tax Hikes, Spending Cuts to Balance Budget

Ljubljana, 9 May - The government unveiled Thursday a plan to raise an additional EUR 540m with new taxes as part of efforts to balance the budget. This will be coupled with a roughly equal amount of spending cuts, Prime Minister Alenka Bratušek said.

Ljubljana
Prime Minister Alenka Bratušek (left) and Finance Minister Uroš Čufer present government fiscal consolidation measures
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
Prime Minister Alenka Bratušek (left) and Finance Minister Uroš Čufer present government fiscal consolidation measures
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
Prime Minister Alenka Bratušek (left) and Finance Minister Uroš Čufer present government fiscal consolidation measures
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
Prime Minister Alenka Bratušek (left) and Finance Minister Uroš Čufer present government fiscal consolidation measures
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

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