New Delhi: India’s fiscal deficit in the four months through July stood at ?5.48 trillion ($76.65 billion), or 77.8% of the budgeted target for the current fiscal year, government data showed on Friday.
Net tax receipts in the first four months of the fiscal year were ?3.39 trillion, while total expenditure was ?9.47 trillion, government data showed.
The government has set a fiscal deficit target of 3.4% for 2019-20, same as 2018-19.
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