Greece is likely to recover more than 30 billion euros of the 50 billion it has borrowed to rescue its banks, Hellenic Financial Stability Fund (HFSF) CEO Anastasia Sakellariou told Kathimerini newspaper in an interview published on Sunday.
The rate of increase of Greece's travel receipts significantly decelerated to 0.8 percent in May from 35.8 percent in April, according to the Bank of Greece (BoG).
Greece’s general government debt slipped by 3.9 billion euros quarter on quarter to 314.8 billion euros, or 174.1 percent of GDP, at the end of Q1 2014 from 318.7 billion, or 175.1 percent, at the end of 2013, according to Eurostat data published on Tuesday.
The rate of increase in Greece’s unpaid taxes accelerated to 1.03 billion euros in June from 873 million in May and 763 million in April, according to data provided by the General Secretariat of Information Systems, which also revealed that most tax collection targets are being missed.
The Turnover Index in Industry continued heading south for the third successive month dropping by 4.9 percent in May from a revised -10.5 percent in April, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).
Greece’s budget execution showed a primary surplus of 707 million euros in the first half of the year from a primary deficit of 1.51 billion in the corresponding period last year, according to the final data released by the Ministry of Finance (MoF).
Greece's May current account (C/A) balance showed a deficit of 246.2 million from a surplus of 69.6 million last year, according to the Bank of Greece (BoG).
The Bank of Greece (BoG) released on Friday the findings of a recent workshop in which representatives from the Finance Ministry, the EU, banks, corporates, international experts and consulting firms participated, generating a clear idea of what kind of debt restructuring would be needed for Greek corporates.
One day after the completion of the troika’s discussions with the Greek authorities, ahead of the next review due in the second half of September, local media indicate that a European Court of Justice (ECJ) decision may cause a fiscal gap of 600 million euros.
Unpaid private debt in Greece is estimated to have reached around 160 billion euros, which corresponds to 88 percent of GDP, but was largely ignored until the last few days, when it became a key issue in the discussion between the government and the troika.