Primary surplus of €918 million for Greece in first five months of 2019

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Primary surplus of €918 million for Greece in first five months of 2019The report, on provisional budget execution data, showed that the state budget (general government) recorded a deficit of 1.758 billion euros in the five-month period, down from a budget target for a shortfall of 4.050 billion

Greek state budget recorded a primary surplus of 918 million euros in the January-May period, up from a primary surplus of 853 million in the same period last year and a budget target for a deficit of 1.447 billion euros, the Finance Ministry said in a report on Tuesday, according to ANA.

More specifically, net revenue was 20.187 billion euros, up 14.4 pct from targets, reflecting the collection of a sum of 1.121 billion euros from extending a concession contract of the Athens International Airport and collection of a sum of 644 million euros from ANFAs. Regular budget revenue was 21.935 billion euros, up 14.1 pct from targets. Tax returns reached 1.747 billion euros, up 157 million from targets, while Public Investment Programme revenue was 997 million euros, up 67 million from targets.

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