Central government debt grows to 343.74 bln in Q1
Primary cash surplus at 7.45 bln in April on revenue growth, lower expenditure
Budget primary surplus at 2.33 bln in April on strong PIB underspend
Building activity up by 5.4 pct in Feb, permits remain below 1,000
Lower yields for short- and long-term borrowing boost Athens
Eurosystem funding decline picks up pace to 3.26 bln in April
Primary cash surplus expands to 3.2 bln by September incorporating arrears repayment of 2 bln
Greece’s central government primary cash surplus increased by 540 million to 3.22 billion in the 9-month period of 2016 from 2.68 billion last year, Bank of Greece (BoG) figures showed on Wednesday.
It is worth pointing out that this year’s figure incorporates arrears’ repayment of 2.03 billion in the July – September period. Stripping out this figure, the comparable primary cash surplus stood at 5.25 billion almost doubled from last year.
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