primary surplus

Primary surplus exceeds target significantly

The budget for the nine-month period January-September 2018 presented a primary surplus of 4.809 billion euros, significantly exceeding the target of 2.521 billion euros....

The credibility of the economic policy will determine the course of the economy

At the presentation of the Parliament’s budget office report regarding the course of the economy in the second quarter of 2018, the head of...

Bundesbank considers debt relief measures to be unnecessary in the short-term

In its recent report, the Bundesbank considers that no additional measures for the relief of Greece's debt are necessary in the short-term, as Greece...

Greece recorded 4% primary surplus in 2017

Greece recorded a primary surplus of 4% of GDP in 2017, according to ESA regulation, Eurostat has announced. The general government budget in Greece...

IMF reviews its estimations on primary surplus

Greece will achieve a primary surplus of 2.9% of GDP in 2018, compared to 3.7% in 2017, a primary surplus of 3.5% in the...

Primary surplus of 2 billion euros in January-February 2018

According to data presented by the Bank of Greece, in January-February 2018, the central government primary surplus amounted to 2.056 billion euros, compared to...

Primary surplus in the first two months of 2018 way above target

The primary surplus of the national budget amounted to 2.752 billion euros in January-February 2018, compared to the target of 1.307 billion euros and...

1.9 billion euro primary surplus in 2017

In 2017, the budget presented a primary surplus amounting to 1.941 billion euros, compared to 2.778 billion euros in 2016. The primary surplus may...

Budget for 2018 presented to Parliament

The national budget for 2018 has been presented to the Greek Parliament and will pass from the plenary session on December 22nd. For 2017,...

Institutions seem to agree that primary surplus will exceed target

The Institutions seem to agree that the primary surplus of the government budget will reach 2.8% of GPD, rather than 1.75% that is the...