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Budget 2021 may show Centre's fiscal deficit at 5.5% of GDP for FY22

The significant shortfall in receipts is likely to lead to the doubling of fiscal deficit to an estimated 6.9 per cent of GDP in FY21

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Budget 2021 | Fiscal Deficit | GDP

Indivjal Dhasmana 

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The fiscal deficit could narrow to 5.5 per cent of GDP in FY22 from around 7 per cent in FY21

With just days to go for Budget presentation, all eyes are on the Centre’s fiscal maths. The could narrow to 5.5 per cent of in FY22 from around 7 per cent in FY21, according to Ecoscope: Preview Report by Motilal Oswal Financial Services.

There was no massive fiscal stimulus in CY20, however, the significant shortfall in receipts is likely to lead to the doubling of to an estimated 6.9 per cent of in FY21, (from the budgeted 3.5 per cent), according to the report.

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First Published: Tue, January 26 2021. 01:00 IST
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