Greece reported a higher-than-targeted primary budget surplus of 2.95 billion euros ($3.14 billion) in January-March, the finance ministry said on Monday.

The government had targeted a primary budget surplus - which excludes debt servicing costs, social security and local administration budgets - of 2.13 billion euros for period.

($1 = 0.9384 euros) (Reporting by Lefteris Papadimas)