The budget primary balance came to a surplus of 3.16 billion euros in 2018, according to the preliminary budget execution bulletin for December published by the Finance Ministry (MoF) on Monday.
Data from the General Commercial Register database (GEMI) has shown that 2018 was a bumper year for companies being launched in Greece compared to companies being closed with the highest balance on their records.
Greece’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose by 0.6 percent in December from a rise of 1 percent in November, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data showed on Friday.
Road motor vehicles going into circulation for the first time rose by 4.1 percent in December after an increase of 12.3 percent in November, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data showed on Thursday.
Greece’s seasonally adjusted (SA) unemployment rate stayed under 19 percent for a third consecutive month in October, remaining at 18.6 percent, the Hellenic Statistical Authority’s (ELSTAT) data showed on Thursday.
Greece’s general government (gg) primary cash surplus came to 7.62 billion euros in the first 11 months of the year, up by 445 million euros compared to the same period last year, according to the Finance Ministry’s (MoF) monthly gg bulletin.
One of Greece’s four systemic banks, Piraeus Bank, is rumoured to be working on a substantial deal to address its non-performing exposures (NPEs).
Greece’s Industrial Production Index (IPI) grew year-on-year (YoY) by 3.1 percent in November from a downward revised fall of 1.2 percent in October, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data revealed on Wednesday.
Greece’s trade deficit rose by 5.7 percent year-on-year (YoY) in November compared to a slight decline of 0.6 percent in October, data from the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) released on Wednesday showed.
Greece’s economic sentiment (ESI) down by 0.2 points to 101.6 in December from 101.8 in November, European Commission (EC) figures revealed on Tuesday.