Greece’s general government (gg) primary cash surplus came to 6.68 billion euros in the first 10 months of the year, up by 311 million euros compared to the same period last year, according to the Finance Ministry’s (MoF) monthly gg bulletin.
Greece’s trade deficit edged down by 0.6 percent year-on-year (YoY) in October compared to a sharp increase of 39.1 percent in September, according to data from the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) released on Friday.
The turnover index in accommodation and food services remained positive for an ninth continuous quarter in the third quarter (Q3) of the year, dropping to 9.4 percent from a revised increase of 11 percent in Q2, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) figures showed on Friday.
Greece’s seasonally adjusted (SA) unemployment rate stayed under 19 percent for a second consecutive month in September, coming to 18.6 percent compared to 18.9 percent in August, the Hellenic Statistical Authority’s (ELSTAT) data showed on Thursday.
Greece’s seasonally adjusted (SA) GDP grew by 1 percent quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) in the third quarter (Q3) of 2018, after an upwardly revised increase of 0.4 percent in the previous quarter, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) provisional estimates revealed on Tuesday.
The stock of unpaid social security contributions (SSCs) increased to 34.35 billion in the third quarter (Q3) of 2018, rising by 495 million compared to the figure of 33.86 billion euros registered in the second quarter (Q2) of 2018, the Centre for the Collection of Social Security Arrears (KEAO) revealed.
Greece’s manufacturing PMI picked up to 54 points in November from 53.1 in October, staying over the 50-mark threshold for a full year and a half.
Greece’s retail sales index increased by 4.9 percent in September after an upward revision to 5.2 percent for August, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data showed on Friday.
The month-on-month rise in Greece's new tax debt came to 1.42 billion in September, jumping from August’s increase of 849 million, data from the Independent Authority of Public Revenues (IAPR) showed on Thursday.
Greece’s economic sentiment (ESI) rose by 0.8 points to 101.8 in November from 101 in October, European Commission (EC) figures revealed on Thursday.