Budget primary surplus to Oct hits 6.5 bln as revenues deliver again

EconomyMacroeconomy Tags: Budget, MoF, Revenues, Taxes
Photo by Panayiotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayiotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

Greece’s budget primary surplus surged 43.4 percent to 6.5 billion euros in the 10-month period of 2016 from 4.53 billion a year ago, the Finance Ministry (MoF) preliminary budget execution bulletin showed on Monday.

The October revenue figure beat target by 810 million, which is the second highest performance this year after the outperformance of almost 900 million posted in the previous month. 

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