Greece is consolidating its position as an LNG transporter with the number of tankers rising noticeably in recent years, according to data from several sources.
Greece’s industrial turnover rose by 17.8 percent year-on-year (YoY) in October after a slightly downward revised increase of 14.1 percent in September, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data published on Thursday showed.
Greece’s majority state-owned Public Power Corporation’s (PPC) nine-month (9M) results showed that turnover fell by 4.3 percent year-on-year (YoY).
Another court decision on backpay has revived fears that in the months to come the Greek government could be facing an additional spending outlay that may threaten to derail plans to maintain a primary surplus of 3.5 percent of GDP until 2022.
Greece’s central government primary cash balance recorded a surplus of 20.34 billion euros in the first eleven months of the year, Bank of Greece (BoG) figures have shown.
The month-on-month rise in Greece's new tax debt came to 995 million in October, declining from the increase of 1.47 billion noted in September, data from the Independent Authority of Public Revenues (IAPR) showed on Monday.
The employment balance remained negative in November for a second consecutive month with 33,249 more departures than hirings, according to data form the Labour Ministry’s Ergani information system.
The budget primary balance came to a surplus of 7.61 billion euros in the first eleven months of 2018, according to the preliminary budget execution bulletin for November published by the Finance Ministry (MoF) on Friday.
Turnover indices for the services sector recorded an improvement in the third quarter (Q3) of 2018, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) figures showed on Friday.
The Greek non-seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate stood at 18.3 percent in the third quarter (Q3) of the year, dropping from the rate of 19 percent seen in Q2, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) figures showed on Thursday.