Nina Kolyako, BC, Riga, 24.10.2011.Print version
Latvia's national budget deficit of 8.3% of gross domestic product in 2010 was the sixth highest deficit among all European Union member states, the EU statistical office Eurostat said. On the other hand, Estonia and Sweden were the only EU countries to have registered a budget surplus in 2010 – both 0.2% of GDP.
Estonia and Sweden registered a budget surplus in 2010 – both 0.2% of GDP. In 2009, Estonia registered a budget deficit of 1.7% of GDP, writes LETA.