Greece’s industrial turnover rose by 20.5 percent in August after July’s figure was slightly revised upward to 17.6 percent, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data published on Friday showed.
Greece’s central government primary cash balance recorded a surplus of 17.96 billion euros in the first nine months of the year, Bank of Greece (BoG) figures have shown.
The World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) for 2018 has shown that Greece fell four places in a year, standing at number 57.
The balance of travel services came to a surplus of 3.69 billion euros for the first half (H1) of the year, Bank of Greece (BoG) noted in its travel balance report for the first six months of the year.
Greece’s Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) issued on Wednesday the second estimate of the national accounts for 2017 and the revised data for the 2015-2016 period according to the EU regulation of the European System of National and Regional Accounts ESA 2010.
Greek retailer Jumbo posted their financial results for the operating year running from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018, showing that turnover increased by 10.6 percent.
The budget primary balance came to a surplus of 4.81 billion euros in the first nine months of 2018, according to the preliminary budget execution bulletin for September published by the Finance Ministry (MoF) on Monday.
The employment balance returned to positive territory in September with 6,556 more hirings than departures, data from the Labour Ministry’s Ergani information system revealed.
The Greek government is expected to submit to the European Commission a version of its 2019 budget that is along the lines of the draft plan submitted to Greek Parliament on October 1, which includes a scenario in which the 1 percent of GDP in pension cuts agreed with the institutions are applied and one in which they are not.
Building permits rose by 9.8 percent in July, a drop from the figure of 16.2 percent in June, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data released on Friday showed.