Budget primary surplus confirmed at 2.29 bln in April on improved tax collections, lower PIB spending
Travel surplus rises by 48.2 pct in March as receipts increase
Industrial turnover up by 3.4 pct in March, positive for third month
March current account deficit at 955.8 mln on improvement in goods balance
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 4.66 bln in 11-month as expenditure falls, revenues rise
The budget primary balance recorded a surplus of 4.66 billion euros in the first 11 months of 2017, decreasing by 19.1 percent against last year’s figure of 5.76 billion euros, the Finance Ministry (MoF) preliminary budget execution bulletin showed on Thursday.
The primary surplus surpassed its target for the first 11 months of the year, beating the goal by 1.58 billion euros. Primary expenditure came to 37.43 billion euros, 912 million euros below the target.
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