Czech among seven EU states with lowest budget deficit and state debt

The Czech Republic is among seven EU countries with the smallest budget deficit and state debt, according to 2015 figures released by Eurostat. The Czech Republic had a deficit amounting to 0.42 percent of the GDP and a state debt at 41.0 percent of the GDP. Luxembourg, Germany and Estonia had surplus budgets in 2015 and Sweden a balanced budget. The least indebted countries are Estonia and Luxembourg.