Public Finance Press Releases

Public finance bulletin August 2003

Date: 20 August 2003
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Journal, book or Issue Title: Public Finance Bulletins

Headline comparisons

  • Central government current receipts are 6.0% up on

    the first 4 months of last year. The Budget 2003 forecast for 2003-04

    implies an increase of 7.0% for the year as a whole.

  • Central government current spending is 9.0% up on

    the first 4 months of last year. The Budget 2003 forecast for 2003-04

    implies an increase of 6.5% for the year as a whole.

  • Public sector next investment is 175.9% up on the

    first 4 months of last year. The Budget 2003 forecast for 2003-04 implies

    an increase of 67.2% for the year as a whole.