Italy to cut 2019 deficit to 2% in bid for budget deal with EU
Reports on Italy's budget
- In bid for budget deal, Italy will cut 2019 deficit to close to 2% but it's unlikely to change 2020 target
- For 2020, Italy will pledge to cut spending and scrap tax breaks while finding other funding to avoid hiking the sales tax
- Talks with Juncker will take place at G20
The Italy budget fight will never end.