The Eurozone’s deficit has fallen to its lowest level since the debt crisis six years ago, new figures show.
The 1.6 per cent of GDP deficit is down from 2.3 per cent in the final quarter of 2015.
The figures show that Eurozone governments held back on spending.
Expenditure stood at 48 per cent of GDP across the governments, compared with 48.9 per cent in the previous quarter.
Revenues, though, decreased from 45.3 per cent to 44.9 per cent.