Revised GDP data shows recession for 2016, higher growth in 2014
Budget primary surplus at 4.5 bln in 9-month, below target on lower revenues, higher tax refunds
Eurosystem funding falls by 3.58 bln in September
New overdue tax obligations at 1.07 bln in August, total at 98.23 bln
Building activity falls by 2.4 pct in July
Travel balance posts surplus of 3.15 bln in H1 2017
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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