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Athens News Agency: News in English, 11-08-11

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From: The Athens News Agency at <http://www.ana.gr/>

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  • [01] Budget deficit up to 15.513 billion euro
  • [02] Hail storm and gale-force winds hit northern Greece

  • [01] Budget deficit up to 15.513 billion euro

    ANA-MPA/The Greek state budget deficit widened to 15.513 billion euros in the seven months from January-July 2011, lower than the revised target of 16.465 billion euro under the Medium-Term Fiscal Strategy, the finance ministry said on Wednesday.

    The deficit continues to be higher than the budget deficit for the same period in 2010, however, when it was 12.449 billion euro.

    The figures were given in a finance ministry report on the execution of the budget adapted to the new requirements of the Medium-term programme, which called for measures to make up a considerable shortfall in budget revenues before it was passed by Parliament in July.ana-mpa

    They showed that total budget revenues, from both regular sources and the Public Investment Programme, fell short of the revised budget target by 87 million euro. Total spending was also reduced by 1,049 million euro.

    [02] Hail storm and gale-force winds hit northern Greece

    ANA-MPA/Extreme weather conditions were recorded in Northern Greece late Wednesday. A heavy hail storm caused extensive damage to farming areas in the prefectures of Imathia, Pieria and Kilkis.

    The storm also hit the major northern Greek city of Thessaloniki. Temperatures plunged from 33C to 20C, followed by a rainstorm and gale-force winds. According to the Fire Brigade, no damage was reported in the city.


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