Estonian General Government Deficit Was 0.2% in 2012, BNS Says

Estonia recorded a general government budget deficit equivalent to 0.2 percent of gross domestic product last year, the Baltic News Service reported, citing the country’s Finance Ministry.

The deficit figure was lower than an earlier estimate of 1.2 percent of GDP as tax revenue increased more than forecast and unemployment fell, BNS reported today, citing the ministry.

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