November current account deficit at 954 mln in November, goods balance improves
Industrial turnover increases by 12.9 pct in November
Primary cash balance falls to deficit of 877 mln in Dec, expenditure rises
Travel balance for nine-month period shows surplus of 11.57 bln
Building activity increases by 16.4 pct in October
Budget primary surplus at 1.97 bln in 2017 on strong underspend
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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