Greece posts wider primary budget surplus in January

ATHENS Tue Feb 11, 2014 5:20am EST

ATHENS Feb 11 (Reuters) - Greece's central government posted a primary budget surplus of 811 million euros in January compared to a surplus of 415 million euros in the same period last year, deputy finance minister Christos Staikouras said on Tuesday.

The figure excludes social security organisations and local administration budgets.