The budget of Serbia had a surplus of RSD 32.2 billion at the end of 2018, as the revenues amounted to RSD 1,179.2 billion, whereas the expenditures amounted to RSD 1,147 billion, the Ministry of Finance announced.
The consolidated surplus was also RSD 32.2 billion, amounting to 0.6% of the gross domestic product (GDP), whereas the primary fiscal surplus amounted to RSD 139.4 billion, that is, 2.7% of the GDP.
A deficit of RSD 32 billion was planned for 2018, which means that the result realized is better by RSD 64.2 billion than planned, the Ministry of Finance pointed out.
In December 2018, the public debt of Serbia amounted to EUR 23.01 billion and had a share of 53.6% of the GDP.
At the end of 2017, the public debt was EUR 23.22 billion, amounting to 57.9% of the GDP.