Finance ministry: RussiaТs JanЦMar budget deficit at 2.4 tln rbl
MOSCOW, Apr 7 (PRIME) -- RussiaТs federal budget deficit amounted to 2.4 trillion rubles in JanuaryЦMarch, the Finance Ministry said on Friday.
Revenue shrank by 21% on the year to 5.677 trillion rubles with the energy revenue plummeting by 45% to 1.635 billion rubles due to the oil price decline and lower gas exports.
The non-energy revenue decreased by 4% to 4.042 trillion rubles.
Budget spending soared by 34% to 8.077 trillion rubles.
(80.6713 rubles Ц U.S. $1)