China's fiscal revenue shrank 2.7% in the first four months of 2024 from a year earlier, widening a 2.3% slide in the January-March period, finance ministry data showed on Monday.

Fiscal expenditure rose 3.5% in the first four months, versus a 2.9% gain in the first quarter. (Reporting by Qiaoyi Li, Ellen Zhang and Ryan Woo, editing by Ed Osmond)