BoG notes economic progress, urges safeguarding of fiscal credibility
S&P keeps rating at 'B+' and highlights obstacles to competitiveness
Fiscal data points to primary surplus of 4.4 pct in 2018, beating target of 3.5 pct
Dispute over pensions backlog as future burden from retirees highlighted
IAPR annual data shows growing tax pile and pressure on middle-income taxpayers
Central bank points out signs of recovery in business lending
October revenues reverse earlier shortfall, annual primary surplus in sight
The budget execution to October showed revenues beating monthly targets by 761 million euros for the fourth straight month. Furthermore, the year to date previous revenue shortfall, which peaked to 1.61 billion euros at the end of June, turned to a small surplus of 51 million at the end of October for the first time so far in 2013, according to the preliminary data released by the Ministry of Finance (MoF) today.
Following a relatively stronger fiscal performance compared to the previous month, Greece exhibited a primary deficit at 40 million euros in October from 229 million in September, mainly owed to higher revenues more than offsetting a hike in interest pa...
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