(AGENPARL) – HELSINKI (FINLAND), ven 18 settembre 2020 In the second quarter of 2020, general government’s consolidated total revenue decreased by EUR 2.8 billion compared with the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Consolidated total expenditure increased by EUR 2.5 billion from the previous years corresponding quarter. The difference between revenue and expenditure, that is, the net borrowing of general government rose by EUR 5.3 billion. Total revenue decreased by 4.6 per cent from the previous quarter. Total expenditure grew by 5.0 per cent from the previous quarter. In the second quarter of 2020, the general government deficit (net borrowing) stood at EUR 3.7 billion. These data derive from Statistics Finlands statistics on general government revenue and expenditure by quarter. General government is comprised of central government, local government and social security funds.