Central gov’t budget posts $2.1 billion surplus
The governmental budget saw a surplus of 13.4 billion liras ($920 million) in the same month last year.
Turkey’s budget revenues rose 52.9 percent on an annual basis to 167.8 billion liras ($11.5 billion) in November.
Budget expenditures totaled 135.7 billion liras ($9.2 billion), up 40.9 percent from a year ago.
The budget balance, excluding interest payments, posted a surplus of 47.3 billion liras ($3.2 billion), up from 22.9 billion liras last year.
Tax revenues totaled 149 billion liras ($10.1 billion), up 50 percent, while interest payments amounted to 15.3 billion liras ($1 billion) over the same period.
In the January-November period, budget revenues climbed 36.5 percent compared to the same period last year to 1.2 trillion liras ($89 billion), while expenditures rose 24 percent to 1.3 trillion liras.