Budget surplus overshoots 11M target due to lower primary expenditure, investment spending
The budget primary balance was confirmed at a surplus of 7.63 billion euros in the first 11 months of 2018, according to the final budget execution bulletin for November published by the Finance Ministry (MoF) on Thursday.
The figure up to November is substantially improved from the same period last year, which came to 4.65 billion euros.
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