ECONOMY

Greece shrinks central budget gap by 30 pct in 2012

Greece’s central government budget gap narrowed by 30 percent in 2012, the finance ministry said on Thursday.

The figure for the Jan-December period, which excludes local government and social security spending, fell to 15.91 billion euros from 22.77 billion euros in the same period last year, the ministry said in a statement.

[Reuters]