Greece achieved a primary surplus of €2.164 billion euros in the January-April period this year, from a primary surplus of €1.046 billion last year and a budget target for a primary deficit of €287 million.

Net budget revenues totaled €15.816 billion, up 2.4 pct from targets, while regular budget net revenues totaled €14.291 billion, down 0.6% from targets.

The Greek state budget showed a deficit of 508 million euros in the four month period, from a deficit of 1.146 billion euros in the corresponding period in 2014 and a budget target for a deficit of 2.918 billion, official figures showed yesterday (13.05).