Primary cash surplus at 6.34 bln in Feb as expenditure, interest payments fall
Turnover in services sector shows improvements in Q4 2017
Unemployment rate falls to 21.5 pct in 2017 despite increase in Q4
Budget primary surplus at 2.75 bln in Feb on increased revenues, lower expenditure
Wages index improves by 0.2 pct in Q4, up by 2 pct YoY
Eurosystem funding drops by 4.58 bln in January, banknotes in circulation fall
Budget primary surplus at 1.94 bln in H1, beating target by 1.5 bln on underspend
The budget primary surplus was confirmed at 1.94 billion euros in the first half of 2017, up by 18.6 percent from last year’s figure of 1.63 billion, the Finance Ministry (MoF) final budget execution bulletin showed on Monday.
The headline figure beat the target by 1.51 billion euros due to a strong underspend. The primary expenditure came in 1.16 billion euros lower than the target, coupled with higher than targeted Public Investment Budget (PIB) balance and slightly higher ...
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