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D4, I can understand your strange Nazi/Downfall fetish, but what's with the other non sequitur imagery of a Chinese chef, sugar, a bloke in a car, a girl sleeping and some blue bars? Oddball!
Glad you have grasped the Downfall factor Ren- but no more clues old chap
Tax revenues 1.7% ahead of target in year to August - The Irish Times - Tue, Sep 04, 2012
Tax revenues to end-August, at just under €22.1 billion, are €365 million (1.7 per cent) ahead of projected, according to figures published by the Department of Finance this afternoon.The better-than-expected performance came despite the second consecutive monthly undershoot in revenues. In August, exchequer revenues stood at €1,761 million, more than 7 per cent below target.
And because the third time's supposedly a charm... (emphasis mine)
Euro zone production revised downward - The Irish Times - Tue, Sep 04, 2012
EURO ZONE manufacturing contracted for the 13th consecutive month in August, as exports in Germany, the bloc’s main engine of growth, fell at the steepest rate in three years, according to a purchasing managers’ index.The Markit manufacturing PMI for the 17-country euro bloc was revised to 45.1 from the initially estimated 45.3. Although above July’s 37-month low of 44, it still remained significantly below the 50 mark which indicates a contraction.
The figures contrasted with more encouraging manufacturing numbers from Britain, also released yesterday, which showed a bounce to 49.5 from 45.2 in July.
I read earlier in the Indo that the Spending Overrun was bigger than the €365 Million extra but that figure is now omitted from the Indo online story
This is how the Times alludes to the Spending Overrun...
I'll see if I can find that Overrun figure“Overruns in the Social Protection and Health Vote Groups, which have been evident for much of the year, remain” the Department stated.
Here it is - the Indo had ran 2 Stories on the Exchequer Figures
On the spending side, net voted expenditure at €28bn, is €437m higher than planned due mainly to overspending in the Departments of Social Protection and Health.
Exchequer Returns: Tax revenues €365m ahead of target in August - Irish, Business - Independent.ie
Kinda drives a horse & cart thru the 365 Blarney- we're €72 M worse of...