Irish economy

Irish government set to beat its Budget surplus target for 2019


Although spending pressures should emerge in the final two months of 2019, we still believe today’s exchequer returns show the government on track to record a surplus well in excess of its €670m (0.2% of GDP) forecast. We believe the surplus will be closer to €1.2bn (or 0.4% of GDP), reflecting buoyant revenues.

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Nov 4 2019, 17:06 GMT