WSJ: Syrian army is about to retake militant-controlled east AleppoWorld December 06, 8:48
OSCE chief says trip to Crimea possible after consultations with Moscow and KievWorld December 06, 8:25
Erdogan signs bill to ratify Turkish Stream projectBusiness & Economy December 06, 8:19
Russia, India to hold joint naval drills on December 14-21Military & Defense December 06, 7:36
YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft team up to fight terrorism contentSociety & Culture December 06, 6:51
Russian hospital shelling 'cold-blooded murder' - Defense MinistryWorld December 06, 5:32
Some 100,000 Aleppo residents freed from rule of terrorists — Syria’s UN envoyWorld December 06, 5:04
Over 1,000 Syrian settlements join reconciliation process - Russian defense ministryWorld December 06, 3:27
Italian president asks Renzi to delay resignation until budget passedWorld December 06, 3:24
MOSCOW, September 6 (Itar-Tass) —— Russia’s finance ministry forecasts a budgetary deficit of 142.8 billion roubles, or 0.2 percent of the GDP, in 2012, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Thursday.
“We expect 2012 budgetary incomes of 12.675 trillion roubles, or practically what was fixed in the latest update of the law on the budget (the law was updated in June 2012),” he told a government session. Spending in 2012 is expected to reach 12.870 trillion roubles. “Currently, the budget deficit is forecasted at 142.8 billion roubles, or 0.2 percent of the country’s GDP in the current year,” he noted.
“Generally, it is within the updated budgetary parameters we passed on June 5, 2012,” Siluanov stressed.
At the same time, the finance ministry id worried over the current high level of oil and gas deficit which is forecasted to reach 10.7 percent of the GDP in 2012, or much higher than in 2011.
Under the amendments to the law on the federal budget of May 2012, the budgetary deficit was fixed at 0.1 percent of the GDP in 2012, at 1.5 percent of the GDP in 2013, at 0.6 percent of the GDP in 2014, and at 0.1 percent of the GDP in 2015