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BUDGET RUNS HUF 181 BN SURPLUS FOR SEPTEMBER

 

Hungary’s cash flow-based budget deficit, excluding local councils, had a 2,691.7 billion forints (EUR 6.3bn) deficit at the end of September, after running a 181.0 billion forint surplus for the month, the finance ministry said in a first reading of data on Monday. The full-year cash flow-based budget deficit target is 3,152.7 billion forints. The central budget deficit reached 2,773.0 billion forints at the end of September. The social security funds were 171.3 billion in the red, while the separate state funds had a surplus of 252.6 billion.