The European Commission projected on Thursday that Greece will achieve a 3,9% primary surplus in 2018.
The agreed objective between Greece and its creditors is 3,5%.
The overall budget surplus – after servicing debt – is projected to be 0,9% in 2018, down from a 1,2% deficit this year.
The Greek bailout programme is due to expire in the summer of 2018 and Athens plans to return to capital markets to refinance its debt. Before servicing its debt, the European Commission projects Athens will re...


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