primary surplus

Greece can meet its fiscal targets according to an IMF report

The International Monetary Fund estimates that Greece is able to achieve its budgetary targets for primary surpluses by 2022, as reported in the Fiscal...

Finance ministry predicts a primary surplus of 3.9% for 2018

Greek Finance Ministry predicts a primary surplus of 3,9% of GDP for 2018, while it also announced the early repayment of a portion of...

A primary surplus was recorded for the first two months of 2019

A primary surplus of € 822 million was recorded for the January-February 2019 budget, against a primary deficit target of € 196 million, as...

Scholz: Greek government is moving in a logical and wise manner regarding pension cuts

“The Greek government is moving in a logical and wise manner,” German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said during a press conference in Berlin, referring...

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...