Slovenian PM seeks confidence vote as tax dispute simmers

April 2014
Regional Today;4/8/2014, p4
The article informs that Slovenian Prime Minister Alenka Bratusek has said that she would call a confidence vote in parliament . She was forced to abolish a planned increase in value-added tax(VAT). Earlier the government leaders planned to raise the VAT to 24 percent from 22 percent to bring down the country's fiscal deficit. The government pumped 3.3 billion euros to state-owned banks. The country narrowly avoided an international bailout in December 2013.


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