November current account deficit at 1.41 bln as import value outstrips exports
Industrial turnover rises by 7 pct in November
Primary cash surplus at 16.19 bln in 2018, 3.18 bln spent on reducing arrears
Building permits rise by 23.8 pct in Oct, up by 10.9 pct in first 10 months
Budget primary surplus at 3.16 bln in December, missing target for full year by 443 mln
CPI up by 0.6 pct in Dec, matching annual average increase for 2018
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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