In the first eight months of the year, the revenues of the state budget constituted 2471.1 million lei, of which the general and collected revenues - 24,548.7 million lei, and the revenues of the projects financed from external sources - 192.4 million lei. The Ministry of Finance informs about this in a press release quoted by IPN.
According to the institution, compared to the same period of the previous year, the revenues of the state budget are higher by 6.2% or by 1438.6 million lei, following the 6.9% increase of the general and collected revenues. Expenses in the reference period constitute 27131.5 million lei, being 14.8% higher than in the similar period of 2018.
Revenues administered by the State Tax Service, as compared to the same period of the year 2018, are higher by 3.2%, constituting 11008.0 million lei. Revenues administered by the Customs Service amounted to 14311.5 million lei, increasing by 5.8% compared to the similar period of 2018. Of the total amount of general and collected revenues, the collections from taxes and duties constitute 2291.7 million of lei, which is 5.6% more than in the same period last year.
The execution of the state budget at the end of August ended with a deficit in the amount of 2390.4 million lei.