Czech Government May Delay Budget Balancing, Hospodarske Says

The Czech government may delay balancing public finances beyond the planned goal of 2016 because of slower economic growth, Hospodarske Noviny reported, citing Premier Petr Necas.

The Cabinet will stick to its goal of reducing the fiscal shortfall to less than 3 percent of gross domestic product, the newspaper quoted Necas as saying.

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