The employment balance turned negative in July, with departures outpacing hirings by 8,610 data from the Labour Ministry’s Ergani information system revealed on Wednesday.
Greece’s budget primary balance came to a surplus of 2.09 billion euros in the first seven months of 2018, according to the July preliminary budget execution bulletin published by the Finance Ministry (MoF) on Tuesday.
The stock of unpaid social security contributions (SSCs) increased to 33.86 billion euros in the second quarter (Q2) of 2018, increasing by nearly 2 billion compared to the figure of 31.87 billion euros registered in the first quarter (Q1) of the year, the Centre for the Collection of Social Security Arrears (KEAO) revealed.
The Parliament Budget Office's (PBO) second quarter (Q2) report, published recently, examined the current economic conditions in Greece but also how exports and imports have evolved during the crisis.
Building permits rose by 4.4 percent in May following a rise of 1 percent in April, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data released on Friday showed.
The nominal value of apartments in Greece during the second quarter (Q2) of the year showed a rise of 0.8 percent year-on-year (YoY) after a drop of 0.2 percent in Q1, Bank of Greece (BoG) data showed on Thursday.
Greece’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose by 0.9 percent in July following an increase of 1 percent in June, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data showed on Thursday.
Road motor vehicles going into circulation for the first time rose by 17.9 percent in July, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data showed on Thursday, slowing down from the rise of 28.4 percent in June.
Greece’s seasonally adjusted (SA) unemployment rate in May edged down to 19.5 percent from a downward revised rate of 20 percent in April, Hellenic Statistical Authority’s (ELSTAT) data showed on Thursday.
Greece’s Industrial Production Index (IPI) rose by 1.2 percent in June after May’s growth was revised up to 1.7 percent, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data revealed on Thursday.