Bank of Greece: Budget recorded primary surplus of €3.9 billion in Jan-Sept

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Bank of Greece: Budget recorded primary surplus of €3.9 billion in Jan-SeptCentral government's deficit was 1.243 billion euros in the nine-month period, up from a shortfall of 1.601 billion in the corresponding period in 2018

The Greek state budget recorded a primary surplus of 3.9 billion euros in the January-September period on a cash basis, from 3.0 billion in the same period last year, the Bank of Greece said on Thursday, according to ANA.

The central bank, in a report, noted that the central government's deficit was 1.243 billion euros in the nine-month period, up from a shortfall of 1.601 billion in the corresponding period in 2018, and attributed this development to a slight decline in regular budget revenue to 35.279 billion euros from 35.801 billion in 2018. 

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