Greece’s trade deficit rose substantially by 28.1 percent year-on-year (YoY) in March, compared to a drop of 3.5 percent in February, data from the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) released on Friday showed.
Greece’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by 1 percent in April following a rise of 0.9 percent in March, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) said on Friday.
Greece’s seasonally adjusted (SA) unemployment rate stayed under 19 percent for a seventh consecutive month in February and came to 18.5 percent from a slightly upward revision of January’s rate to 18.6 percent, Hellenic Statistical Authority’s (ELSTAT) data showed on Thursday.
The European Commission (EC) issued on Tuesday its regular spring forecasts for 2019, which showed that it is now expecting the country to grow by 2.2 percent this year compared to an estimation of 2 percent in the autumn forecast, and in line with the interim winter forecast.
Net deposit movement in the Greek banking system turned positive by 1.28 billion in March compared to negative outflows of 789 million euros in February, Bank of Greece (BoG) figures revealed.
Greece’s manufacturing PMI increased to 56.6 points in April from 54.7 points in March, according to the latest data from Markit PMI.
The budget primary balance was confirmed at a surplus of 1.44 billion euros in the first three months of 2019, compared to a surplus of 1.88 billion noted in March 2018, the Finance Ministry (MoF) final budget execution bulletin showed this week.
Credit contraction in the Greek market stayed at 0.6 percent in March, remaining at the same rate as February, Bank of Greece (BoG) figures showed on Tuesday.
The month-on-month rise in Greece's new tax debt came to 1.37 billion euros in February, data from the Independent Authority of Public Revenues (IAPR) has shown.
Greece’s economic sentiment (ESI) fell by 1 point in April to 100.3 points, European Commission (EC) figures revealed on Monday.