Revenues worth 54 billion lei accumulated in Moldova's national public budget in first nine months of 2021
15:45 | 07.10.2021 Category: Economic
Chisinau, 7 October /MOLDPRES/ - Revenues worth 54 billion lei were accumulated in the national public budget (NPB) in the first nine months of 2021, up by 9.4 billion lei against the same period of the previous year.
The expenses stood at 56.3 billion lei and increased by 6.4 billion lei against the same period of 2020. The fulfillment of the national public budget resulted in a deficit of 2.3 billion lei and the balances of the financial means in the accounts of the component budgets of NPB amounted to 8.7 billion lei, Finance Ministry’s sources have reported.
At the same time, the state budget revenues on the concerned period stood at 33.8 billion lei, up by 6.3 billion lei against the same period of the last year.
The revenues managed by the State Fiscal Service amounted to 14.6 billion lei, by 2.3 billion lei more against the same period of 2020 and the revenues managed by the Customs Service stood at 20.2 billion lei, up by 4.3 billion lei against the same period of the year before.
The expenses of the state budget were fulfilled in an amount of 37.7 billion lei, which is by 3.9 billion lei more against the same period of the previous year. The fulfillment of the state budget resulted in a deficit of 3.9 billion lei and the balances of the financial means in the state budget’s accounts amounted to 4.6 billion lei.
The Finance Ministry ensured the fulfillment of all payment commitments for the period January-September of this year, with all payments fully financed.
Under the law on public money and the budgetary and fiscal responsibility, priority represents the honouring of the obligations of servicing the external and state debt, as well as the payment of salaries, pensions and social benefits. Also, the quoted source reiterated that there where were no risks of non-fulfillment/ceasing of the expenses approved in the budget, given that the budget has enough financial resources and permanently provides a prudent management of liquidities.
The efficient management of the public money represents a maximal priority for the Finance Ministry, thus contributing to the foremost goal of overcoming the pandemic crisis and re-launch of the national economy.