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Public expenditure and the budget deficit would be reduced. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)It is also a way to fend off growing budget deficits and impending government cutbacks. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Its budget deficit amounts to almost 13 per cent of national income. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Last year 's budget deficit might have doubled. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Its budget deficit is expected to reach 19 per cent of national output this year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Both want to halve the 167 billion budget deficit within four years. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The country has a huge budget deficit and one of its largest commitments has been substantial subsidies paid to make imported fuel cheaper. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The national debt is the sum total of all the annual budget deficits, minus any surpluses. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The treaty would force countries not to run annual budget deficits that exceed 3 per cent of gross domestic product. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It does mean you reduce the public sector debt burden more quickly, which after the huge budget deficits of recent years is no bad thing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Its budget deficit amounts to more than 20 per cent of GDP. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Its budget deficit amounts to 13.6 per cent of GDP. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Spain is trying to combat a yawning budget deficit that amounted to 9.2 per cent of GDP last year. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The stimulus package announced last year has accounted for just one fifteenth of the increase in this year 's budget deficit according to the IFS. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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