“Slovenia’s budget recorded EUR 350m in surplus in the first nine months of the year, as revenue increased by 9.3% to EUR 7.2bn year-on-year and expenditure increased by 2.9% to EUR 6.8bn, the Finance Ministry said on Tuesday. In the same period last year, Slovenia recorded a deficit of EUR 62.2m.

‘The surplus this year is also a consequence of a one-off payment of withheld funds from the EU budget for implemented projects in the 2007-2013 multi-year budget,’ the ministry said.

Nevertheless, tax receipts, which constitute the main source of revenue for the budget, totalled EUR 6bn, which is up 6.4% compared to the same period last year.” (Slovenia Times)