Greece’s central government cash deficit widened to 13.152 billion euros in the first six months of 2011, from 11.450 billion euros in the corresponding period of 2010, the Bank of Greece said on Monday.
The central bank, in a monthly report, said ordinary budget revenue fell to 22.032 billion euros in the January-June period, from 23.203 billion euros in the same period last year. Ordinary budget expenditure increased to 33.420 billion euros from 30.145 billion euros in January-June 2010, the central bank said in the report.