Greece Announces Preliminary Budget Surplus Ahead of EU Report

Greece Announces Preliminary Budget Surplus Ahead of EU Report

Saturday 1438/7/25 – 2017/04/22

Athens, 25 Rajab,1438 AH, 22 April,2017 , SPA — Greece announced on Friday a preliminary budget surplus of 7 billion euros ($ 7.5 billion) last year without debt costs, which surpasses one of the international creditors’ targets for Greece’s finances.
The Greek statistical agency said that the so-called initial surplus of the budget amounted to 3.9% of GDP according to preliminary data. The data came ahead of the Eurostat report on Greece’s economic performance.
–SPA
13:17 LOCAL TIME 10:17 GMT