The Greek government is set to find out this week what the institutions think about the package of positive measures submitted to Parliament on Monday and due to be voted into law by Wednesday.
Building permits decreased by 5.1 percent year-on-year (YoY) in February, improving from a decline of 10.2 percent in January, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data released on Friday showed.
Road motor vehicles going into circulation for the first time rose by 20.4 percent in April compared to a drop of 9.5 percent in March, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data showed on Friday.
Greece’s general government (gg) primary cash surplus came to 1.98 billion euros in the first three months of the year, down by 556 million euros compared to the same period last year, according to the Finance Ministry’s (MoF) monthly gg bulletin.
Greece’s Industrial Production Index (IPI) dropped year-on-year (YoY) by 2.7 percent in March compared to an upward revised increase of 3 percent in February, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data revealed on Friday.
Greece’s trade deficit rose substantially by 28.1 percent year-on-year (YoY) in March, compared to a drop of 3.5 percent in February, data from the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) released on Friday showed.
Greece’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by 1 percent in April following a rise of 0.9 percent in March, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) said on Friday.
There has been a highly sceptical reaction from the institutions to the fiscal expansionary measures announced by the Greek government this week, including a reduction to VAT rates and a bonus for pensioners.
Greece’s seasonally adjusted (SA) unemployment rate stayed under 19 percent for a seventh consecutive month in February and came to 18.5 percent from a slightly upward revision of January’s rate to 18.6 percent, Hellenic Statistical Authority’s (ELSTAT) data showed on Thursday.
The Hellenic Telecommunications Organization S.A’s (OTE Group) results for the first three months (Q1) of 2019 showed a 0.2 percent rise in revenue compared to the same quarter last year.