Usa in recessione in 2013 se 'fiscal cliff' non sarà corretto - Cbo

mercoledì 22 agosto 2012 17:52
 

WASHINGTON, 22 agosto (Reuters) - The Congressional Budget Office on
Wednesday released updated budget and economic forecasts. Following are the
details:  
  
       Budget projections: 
                                                                      Total 
                             (In billions of dollars)                 2013- 
               2011    2012    2013    2014    2015    2016    2017    2022 
 Revenues     2,303   2,435   2,913   3,208   3,541   3,817   4,083  41,565 
 Outlays      3,603   3,563   3,554   3,595   3,754   4,003   4,206  43,823 
              -----   -----   -----   -----   -----   -----   -----   ----- 
 Deficit      1,300   1,128     641     387     213     186     123   2,258 
     
                                                                      Total 
                              (As a percentage of GDP)                2013- 
               2011    2012    2013    2014    2015    2016    2017    2022 
Deficit         8.7     7.3     4.0     2.4     1.2     1.0     0.6     1.1 
 
       For comparison, CBO forecasts released in January 2012: 
                                                                      Total 
                             (In billions of dollars)                 2013- 
               2011    2012    2013    2014    2015    2016    2017    2022 
 Revenues     2,302   2,523   2,988   3,313   3,568   3,784   4,039  41,179 
 Outlays      3,598   3,601   3,573   3,658   3,836   4,086   4,259  44,251 
              -----   -----   -----   -----   -----   -----   -----   ----- 
 Deficit     -1,296  -1,079    -585    -345    -269    -302    -220  -3,072 
     
                                                                      Total 
                             (As a percentage of GDP)                 2013- 
               2011    2012    2013    2014    2015    2016    2017    2022 
Deficit        -8.7    -7.0    -3.7    -2.1    -1.5    -1.6    -1.1    -1.5 
  Note: Figures for 2011 are actual; all other years are forecasts. The CBO 
forecasts assume current law, including the expiration of the Bush tax cuts. 
CBO in March revised its baseline budget deficit estimate to $1.171 trillion for
fiscal 2012 and $612 billion for fiscal 2013 as a result of changes to health 
care assumptions. 
 
    
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