Tunisia sees 2017 budget deficit at 5.9 pct - minister

Wed Apr 19, 2017 1:23pm GMT

TUNIS, April 19 (Reuters) - Tunisia expects its budget deficit for 2017 to widen to 5.9 percent from a previously expected 5.4 percent because of higher fuel costs and the fall in the local dinar value, the finance minister told local radio on Wednesday. (Reporting by Tarek Amara; writing by Patrick Markey)

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