Greece’s industrial turnover increased by 11.3 percent year-on-year (YoY) in December, recovering from a revised drop of 8 percent seen in November, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data published on Wednesday showed.
The budget primary balance came to a primary surplus of 498 million euros in the first month of 2020, below target by 771 million euros, the Finance Ministry (MoF) preliminary budget execution bulletin showed this week.
The creation of new enterprises in Greece is the lowest in the European Union (EU) according to data from Eurostat, tracking the growth of new businesses in 2017.
Greece’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by 0.9 percent year-on-year in January following a rise of 0.8 percent in December, marking two positive readings after three negative months, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) figures showed on Friday.
Coca-Cola HBC’s full year results for 2019 showed that net sales revenue grew by 5.5 percent year-on-year.
The European Commission updated its economic estimates for Greece on Thursday, as part of the regular winter forecast cycle, revising upward its expectations for the growth of 2019 to 2.2 percent from 1.8 percent in the autumn forecasts three months ago.
The employment balance was negative by 17,318 in January according to data from the Labour Ministry’s Ergani information system.
Greece’s retail market suffered a loss of over 14 billion euros across the crisis years according to data presented by the Hellenic Confederation of Entrepreneurship and Commerce (ESEE).
Building permits rose by 12.4 percent year-on-year (YoY) in November compared to a rise of 12.6 percent in October, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data released on Wednesday showed.
Greek exports appear to be undergoing a slowdown according to the latest export figures available, showing that in 2019, exports of goods grew by only 1 percent year-on-year (YoY).