Budget primary surplus confirmed at 2.37 bln in Mar, above target by 1.27 bln
Credit standards and demand for corporate, household loans unchanged in Q1
Greek 2017 primary surplus confirmed at 4 pct, well above target
Travel balance slumps to deficit of 6.9 mln in Feb as payments outpace receipts
February current account deficit at 1.29 bln as underlying balances worsen
Eurosystem funding drops by 1.45 bln in March as ELA reduction offsets ECB rise
Budget primary surplus to Nov reaches 7.4 bln on continued strong revenue performance
Greece’s budget primary surplus climbed to 7.45 billion euros in the 11-month period of 2016, up by 71.7 percent from last year’s figure of 4.34 billion, the Finance Ministry (MoF) preliminary budget execution bulletin revealed on Wednesday.
The state balance also posted a surplus for the third successive month in November, when it reached 743 million euros. The 11-month figure came to 2.06 billion, 3.91 billion higher than target.
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