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Eurozone deficit rates fall within 3 percent EU limit

23.04.14 @ 17:31

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The average eurozone budget deficit fell from 3.7% in 2012 to 3.0% in 2013, and in the EU28 from 3.9% to 3.3%, according to figures released by Eurostat Wednesday. Luxembourg and Germany recorded balanced budgets, while sixteen countries were within the 3 percent limit in the bloc's stability pact.