The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) released on October 10 a revision of national accounts for 1995-2013 so it is in line with the new European System of Accounts (ESA 2010) rather than the previous ESA 1995 before, which produced a deeper recession over the past few years.
The Greek Industrial Production Index (IPI) remained on a downward trend for the sixth straight month in August but fell at an accelerating pace falling of 5.7 percent, after a revised -1.1 percent drop in July, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).
Τhe number of building permits issued in Greece continued heading south for the second successive month in July, dropping by 8 percent according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).
The seasonally adjusted jobless rate dropped to 26.4 percent in July from a downward revised 26.7 percent in June, according to the Hellenic Statistical Agency (ELSTAT).
Following a slowdown in the previous two months, the rate of growth in the number of road motor vehicles (going into circulation for the first time) accelerated to 44.3 percent in September, more than double from the August reading, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).
Deflation in Greece resumed an upward trend in September with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) easing by 0.8 percent from 0.3 percent in August, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).
The International Monetary Fund has provided updated forecasts on the key Greek macro and fiscal figures in its latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) and Fiscal Monitor (FM) reports.
Greece’s exports continued heading south for the second successive month in August, dropping by 5.9 percent, according to the flash estimates of commercial transactions released by Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) on Wednesday.
The annual report on European Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) released by the European Commission (EC) this week showed that SME employment in Greece fell by 27 percent since 2008, which corresponds to 630,000 fewer jobs.
The turnover of Greece’s retail trade index increased for the second straight month by 1.5 percent in July, following a marginal increase of 0.4 percent in June, according to the Hellenic Statistical Agency (ELSTAT).