There are only one or two options we are considering for a budgetary decrease, Finance Minister Sebastian Vladescu declared on Thursday. He explained that by Friday (tomorrow) authorities will take a final decision.

Sources close to negotiations declared on Wednesday for that the VAT increase option decreased. In these conditions, negotiations relate to the increase of the flat tax, PM Boc proposed to increase the flat tax from 16 to 19%, while the IMF proposes 21%.

On Thursday, the IMF delegation is scheduled to meet PM Boc and President Traian Basescu.