First extrapolation for 2022: third deficit due to COVID-19 pandemic
Bern, 17.08.2022 - According to the first extrapolation for 2022, the Confederation is expecting a financing deficit of CHF 5.0 billion for this year. Based on initial estimates, the extraordinary expenditure, which was largely to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, amounts to CHF 7.4 billion. A financing surplus of CHF 0.7 billion is anticipated for the ordinary budget.
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