The budget primary balance was confirmed at a surplus of 2.37 billion euros in the first three months of 2018, up significantly against last year’s figure of 1.07 billion euros, the Finance Ministry (MoF) final budget execution bulletin for March showed on Tuesday.
Credit standards for both corporate and household loans stayed unchanged from the previous quarter in the first quarter (Q1) of 2018, in line with earlier expectations, the Bank of Greece (BoG) bank lending survey (BLS) showed on Tuesday.
Greece’s statistics agency, ELSTAT, announced on Monday the fiscal data for the period between 2014 and 2017 in the context of the first Excessive Deficit Procedure (EDP) notification of 2018.
Greece’s travel balance fell by 135.2 percent year-on-year in February compared to a rise of 3.4 percent in January, Bank of Greece (BoG) data revealed on Monday.
Greece’s current account (C/A) balance recorded a deficit of 1.29 billion in February, deepening from January’s deficit of 585.6 million, Bank of Greece (BoG) figures showed on Friday.
Greek banks’ Eurosystem funding fell by around 1.45 billion euros in March, the Bank of Greece's (BoG) monthly financial statement revealed on Friday.
Greece’s industrial turnover increased by 3.1 percent in February, slowing down from January’s upward revised growth of 12.9 percent according to Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data published on Thursday.
Following the publication of its macro estimates in the World Economic Outlook (WEO), the International Monetary Fund issued on Wednesday its latest fiscal estimates in the Fiscal Monitor, where the numbers for Greece for 2017 and 2018 were updated.
Greece’s central government primary cash surplus recorded a surplus of 7.72 billion euros in the first three months of the year, Bank of Greece (BoG) figures showed on Wednesday.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) issued on Tuesday its latest World Economic Outlook (WEO), updating its forecasts for the Greek economy over the coming years.