Forecast: State Budget deficit to exceed 5% this year


April 19, Fineko/abc.az. The ratio of the State Budget deficit to GDP in Azerbaijan in 2021 is projected at 5.2%.

ABC.AZ informs that this is stated in IMF’s report "Regional Economic Prospects" on the Middle East and Central Asia.

This is 1.2% less versus the same term of 2020. According to the Fund's forecasts, in 2022 the ratio of State Budget deficit to GDP will more than halve and will make up 2.3%.