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 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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