Greece’s travel balance rose by 1.4 percent in August, following a 15.9 percent rise in July, Bank of Greece (BoG) data revealed on Tuesday.
Greece’s current account (C/A) balance recorded a surplus of 1.56 billion euros in August, slightly lower than the figure of 1.58 billion euros in July, Bank of Greece (BoG) figures showed on Monday.
In the context of the second Excessive Deficit Procedure (EDP) notification of 2018, Greece’s statistical Authority (ELSTAT) announced on Monday the fiscal data for the 2014 – 2017 period. The data has been produced based on the Regulation ESA 2010 for the System of National Accounts.
The Labour Ministry's Computer Centre for Social Security Services (IDIKA) recently published a report from the Unified System of Control and Pension Payments (ILIOS), which estimates pension payments on a monthly basis.
It appears that the institutions are set to grant the Greek government’s request regarding the cancellation of the pension cuts that were due to kick in next year, but reports suggest that Athens and its lenders may still need to agree on a way to bridge an apparent fiscal gap in 2019.
Greece’s industrial turnover rose by 20.5 percent in August after July’s figure was slightly revised upward to 17.6 percent, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data published on Friday showed.
Greece’s central government primary cash balance recorded a surplus of 17.96 billion euros in the first nine months of the year, Bank of Greece (BoG) figures have shown.
The World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) for 2018 has shown that Greece fell four places in a year, standing at number 57.
The balance of travel services came to a surplus of 3.69 billion euros for the first half (H1) of the year, Bank of Greece (BoG) noted in its travel balance report for the first six months of the year.
Greece’s Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) issued on Wednesday the second estimate of the national accounts for 2017 and the revised data for the 2015-2016 period according to the EU regulation of the European System of National and Regional Accounts ESA 2010.