BUDGET

Fiscal watchdog says new French growth forecasts plausible

Fiscal watchdog says new French growth forecasts plausible

Published 13/04/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - France’s independent fiscal watchdog said on Friday that the government’s updated economic forecasts for 2018 and 2019 were plausible but the outlook [more…]

China cuts budget deficit ratio for first time since 2012

China cuts budget deficit ratio for first time since 2012

Published 05/03/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - China set a 2018 budget deficit target that’s lower than last year’s ratio even as it said“proactive” fiscal policy remains unchanged. The [more…]

Trump budget plan to seek funds for border wall, infrastructure, opioi

Trump budget plan to seek funds for border wall, infrastructure, opioi

Published 12/02/2018

The top of five of U.S. President Donald Trump's eight border wall prototypes are shown near completion along U.S.- Mexico border near San Diego, California, [more…]

Trump plan to overhaul U.S. infrastructure faces steep hurdles

Trump plan to overhaul U.S. infrastructure faces steep hurdles

Published 12/02/2018

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 9, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan ErnstWASHINGTON (Reuters) - [more…]

Trump budget asks more than $200 billion for infrastructure, border se

Trump budget asks more than $200 billion for infrastructure, border se

Published 12/02/2018

FILE PHOTO - White House budget director Mick Mulvaney is interviewed outside the White House in Washington, U.S., January 19, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin LamarqueWASHINGTON (Reuters) - [more…]

Marijuana taxes and a surplus expected to boost California budget

Marijuana taxes and a surplus expected to boost California budget

Published 10/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: California Governor Jerry Brown attends the International Forum on Electric Vehicle Pilot Cities and Industrial Development in Beijing, China June 6, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas [more…]

Latest Tokyo budget down $300 million to $12.6 billion, more cuts eyed

Latest Tokyo budget down $300 million to $12.6 billion, more cuts eyed

Published 22/12/2017

Men work at the construction site of the New National Stadium, the main stadium of Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, in Tokyo, Japan December 22, [more…]

Japan’s record financial year 2018 budget puts fiscal discipline in do

Japan’s record financial year 2018 budget puts fiscal discipline in do

Published 22/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: A Japan Yen note is seen in this illustration photo taken June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration/File PhotoTOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo [more…]

Japan plans extra budget of $24-26 billion for fiscal 2017: sources

Japan plans extra budget of $24-26 billion for fiscal 2017: sources

Published 27/11/2017

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s government is set to compile an extra budget worth around 2.7-2.9 trillion yen ($24-26 billion) for the fiscal year to March [more…]

Driverless cars set for UK budget boost: finance ministry

Driverless cars set for UK budget boost: finance ministry

Published 19/11/2017

Britain's Finance Secretary Philip Hammond leaves 11 Downing Street, London, Britain, November 15, 2017. REUTERS/Toby MelvilleLONDON (Reuters) - British finance minister Philip Hammond’s budget statement [more…]