Greece’s trade deficit fell by 0.8 percent in December, slowing from November’s decline of 11.5 percent according to data from the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) released on Wednesday.
Greek authorities decided on Tuesday to put off plans to begin the book-building process for the 7-year bond that Athens wants to issue due to volatility on the international markets.
Greece’s general government (gg) primary cash surplus amounted to 5.93 billion euros in the in the full year of 2017, up by 1.07 billion compared to the same time last year according to the Finance Ministry’s (MoF) monthly gg bulletin.
Greece is expected to announce the start of the book-building process for a new 7-year bond this week as it also looks to provide greater clarity on debt relief measures and the post-programme scheme the that government is working on.
Grivalia Properties’ results for the full financial year of 2017 revealed that net profit increased substantially compared to the previous year.
The stock of unpaid social security contributions (SSCs) rose to 31.29 billion euros in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2017, up from 30.53 billion euros at the end of Q3, the Centre for the Collection of Social Security Arrears (KEAO) revealed.
Greece’s Manufacturing PMI increased strongly by 2.1 points in January to 55.2, remaining above the 50-mark threshold for the eighth month in a row.
Greece’s new tax debt rose by 1.30 billion euros in December, rising from November’s figure of 1.19 billion, data from the Independent Authority of Public Revenues’ (IAPR) has revealed.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) formally launched on Wednesday the 2018 EU-wide stress test exercise by releasing the scenarios that will be applied to the methodology published last November.
Greece’s retail sales fell by 1.7 percent year-on-year in November after October’s revised decline of 0.7 percent, according to data published by the Hellenic Statistical Agency (ELSTAT) on Wednesday.