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23-10-2017

Eurozone 2016 govt deficit 1.5%/GDP vs 2.1% in 2015

The eurozone's government deficit to GDP ratio fell to 1.5% in 2016 from 2.1% in 2015, according to data from European Union statistics office Eurostat based on figures reported in the second 2017 notification by EU member states for 2013-2016. The euro area's government deficit to GDP ratio fell to 88.9% at the end of 2016 from 89.9% the year earlier, Eurostat said. RADIOCOR