'State finances better than expected': Borg
Peter Vinthagen Simpson · 17 Feb 2010, 15:44
Published: 17 Feb 2010 15:44 GMT+01:00
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"The strengthening of the public finances gives some limited scope to strengthen (finance) crisis policy. The emphasis has to be to strengthen labour market policy and ease the effects of the crisis among those who have been clearly affected," said Anders Borg in a government statement.
The government has raised its forecast and now expects finances to be in balance in 2012 and show a surplus in 2013.
The figures are based on the economic analysis presented in January and extends over the period 2010-2014.