The budget primary balance was confirmed at a primary surplus of 729 million euros in the first month of 2019, beating the forecast by 832 million euros, the Finance Ministry (MoF) final budget execution bulletin revealed on Tuesday.
Greece’s travel balance fell by 45.6 percent in December following a rise of 73.5 percent in November, Bank of Greece (BoG) data has shown.
Greece’s central government primary cash surplus fell by 1.95 billion euros year-on-year (YoY) to 735 million in January, Bank of Greece (BoG) figures showed on Wednesday.
Greece’s current account (C/A) balance recorded a deficit of 1.51 billion euros in December compared to a deficit of 1.47 billion in November, Bank of Greece (BoG) figures showed on Wednesday.
Greece’s central government debt rose by 2.91 billion euros to 358.95 billion euros quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2018, from 356.03 billion euros in the previous quarter, the Finance Ministry's (MoF) debt bulletin showed on Wednesday.
Greece’s industrial turnover fell by 0.9 percent year-on-year (YoY) in December after a revised increase of 7.5 percent in November, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data published on Tuesday showed.
The month-on-month rise in Greece's new tax debt came to 1.25 billion in December, increasing from November’s figure of 857 million data from the Independent Authority of Public Revenues (IAPR) showed this week.
The employment balance turned negative in January with 22,333 more departures than hirings for the month after December’s positive balance of 5,970, data from the Labour Ministry’s Ergani information system showed.
Greece’s Finance Ministry issued on Friday the first budget execution update for 2019, with the preliminary data showing that the primary surplus settled at 603 million euros, against a deficit target of 103 million euros.
Greece’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose by 0.4 percent in January compared to a rise of 0.6 percent in December, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data showed on Thursday.