Romania's January-August budget deficit rises to 0.8 percent of GDP
The deficit stood at 0.6 percent of GDP at the end of July. The ruling Social Democrats target a full-year deficit of 3 percent of GDP.
In nominal terms, the gap was 6.53 billion lei ($1.68 billion). Revenues were at 19.2 percent of GDP, or 160.37 billion lei. ■