RTTNews - The Czech Republic's budget deficit widened to CZK 71.41 billion during January to May from CZK 38.3 billion deficit recorded in the previous year, the Finance Ministry said Monday.

During the period, budget revenue was CZK 400.03 billion, down from CZK 412.47 billion last year. Meanwhile, the government expenditure totaled CZK 471.44 billion, up from CZK 450.79 spent in the same period of 2008.

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