Bucharest, April 20 /Agerpres/ - Premier Sorin Grindeanu announced on Thursday that Romania runs a budget surplus of over 1.64 billion lei, specifically 0.2 pct of GDP, in Q1.
"This is a bad day for all austerity apostles. (...) I received the latest data from the Finance Ministry and not only. (...) For the first three months of the year we have a budget surplus. Specifically, according to the latest estimations of the Q1 budget execution, well have a surplus of over 1.64 bln lei, that is 0.2 pct of GDP," Grindeanu said at the beginning of the government meeting.
(1 euro = rd 4.5 lei).AGERPRES(RO - author: Madalina Cerban, editor: Cristina Tatu; EN - author: Simona Klodnischi, editor: Maria Voican)