Budget primary surplus of 2.38 bln by April, continues to beat target due to restricted spendingEconomyMacroeconomy
Greece’s budget primary surplus reached 2.38 billion euros in the 4-month period of 2016 from 2.1 billion in the corresponding period last year, according to the Finance Ministry (MoF) preliminary budget execution bulletin published on Thursday.
General gov't figures shed more light on course of spending, revenues during crisisEconomyMacroeconomy
The release of the 2015 detailed general government figures by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) revealed some interesting findings on the evolution of the annual key figures.
General gov't primary cash surplus widens to 3.2 bln in March, arrears jump to 6.7 blnEconomyMacroeconomy
Greece’s general government (gg) primary cash surplus almost tripled to 3.22 billion euros in the first quarter (Q1) of 2016 from 1.1 billion in the corresponding period last year, the Finance Ministry (MoF) gg bulletin showed on Monday.
Underspend and improving revenues lead to budget primary surplus of 2.67 bln in Q1EconomyMacroeconomy
Greece’s budget primary surplus in the first quarter of 2016 was confirmed at 2.67 billion euros, which was 940 million higher than last year’s figure of 1.73 billion, according to the Finance Ministry’s final budget bulletin.
Budget primary surplus of 2.68 bln in first quarter, but March trims outperformanceEconomyMacroeconomy
Greece’s budget primary surplus climbed to 2.68 billion in the first quarter of 2016 from 1.73 billion last year, the Finance Ministry (MoF) preliminary budget bulletin showed on Friday.
EU and IMF bailout drafts confirm conditionality as well as differences on primary surplusEconomyProgramme
Two separate draft documents for the conclusion of the ongoing review were published over the weekend in the Greek media that demonstrate broad convergence in the overall conditionality between the eurozone institutions and the International Monetary Fund on the key policy measures and actions.
General government primary cash surplus triples to 3 bln by February, arrears climb to 6.1 blnEconomyMacroeconomy
Greece’s general government (gg) primary cash surplus tripled to 3 billion in the first two months of 2016 from 1 billion in the corresponding period last year, the Finance Ministry (MoF) gg bulletin showed on Friday.
Greece seeks to finalise 1 pct of GDP in new tax measures to close reviewEconomyMacroeconomy
The Greek government appears to have prepared proposals for a range of tax measures to discuss with the mission chiefs in Athens as efforts to close the programme review intensify.
Jan-Feb budget primary surplus soars to 3.04 bln, aided by underspend and PIB revenuesEconomyMacroeconomy
Greece’s budget primary surplus for the first two months of 2016 was confirmed at 3.04 billion euros from 1.24 billion last year, according to Wednesday’s Finance Ministry (MoF) final budget bulletin displayed.
Unpaid taxes reach 86.3 bln, 60 pct racked up since crisis began in 2010EconomyMacroeconomy
The annual report of the General Secretariat of Public Revenues (GSPR) revealed that 60 percent of the outstanding tax debt of 86.3 billion was created during the crisis years. In specific, 40.2 percent of unpaid taxes was created before 2011, 44.4 percent within 2011-2014 and 15.4 percent in 2015.