The Finance Ministry: the budget deficit for 2015 was 2.6% of GDP

The Finance Ministry: the budget deficit for 2015 was 2.6% of GDP


The Russian budget revenue in 2015 was 3% higher than planned in the budget law and amounted to $ 13,655 trillion rubles. The expenditures exceeded the statutory rate by 1.2% and amounted to 15,6 trillion rubles.

MOSCOW, 22 Jan. The Federal budget deficit for 2015 year, according to preliminary estimates of the Ministry of Finance, was 1.95 trillion rubles, or 2.6% of GDP, said the Ministry.

Budget revenues of the Russian Federation last year was 3% higher than planned in the budget law and amounted to $ 13,655 trillion rubles. The expenditures exceeded the statutory rate by 1.2% and amounted to 15.6 trillion rubles, while they were 1.6% less than the updated budget target.

Thus, the evaluation coincided with the data sounded earlier by the Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov.

The Federal tax service last year transferred to the Federal budget to 6.88 trillion rubles, or 101% of the forecast indices; the Federal customs service of 4.9 trillion rubles, or 101.1% of the forecast.

Rosimushchestvo has transferred 283 billion rubles, or 108% of the forecast indices, other Federal agencies — 1.6 trillion rubles (119,9% of the forecast).

The budget revenues administered by other Federal agencies, excluding income from the transfer of profits from Central Bank management of Reserve Fund and national welfare Fund amounted to 1.3 trillion rubles, or is 125.8% of the forecast.