Primary cash surplus at 19.54 bln in October on monthly and aggregate expenditure falls
Budget primary surplus at 6.46 bln in October on improved revenues and primary underspend
Eurosystem funding rises to 13.2 bln in October, banknotes up for third month
Building permits increase by 13.3 pct in August
Apartment prices up by 2.5 pct in Q3 as recovery trend continues
Car sales rise by 19.2 pct in October
Budget primary surplus of 2.28 bln in first five months of 2016, tax revenues beat target in May
Greece’s budget primary surplus was confirmed at 2.28 billion euros in the 5-month period of 2016, which was significantly higher than last year’s figure of 1.51 billion, according to the Finance Ministry’s (MoF) final budget execution bulletin released on Monday.
In addition, the 5-month state budget deficit dropped by around 42 percent to 814 million euros, from 1.4 billion last year, over-performing target by 3.07 billion.
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