Greece’s industrial turnover fell by 7.5 percent year-on-year (YoY) in June following a revised drop of 0.2 percent in May, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data published on Monday showed.
The budget primary surplus reached 1.78 billion euros in the first seven months of 2019, compared to a surplus of 926 million in the same period last year, preliminary budget execution data from the Finance Ministry (MoF) showed on Friday.
The stock of unpaid social security contributions (SSCs) fell to 35.11 billion in the second quarter (Q2) of 2019, declining by 274 million compared to the figure of 35.36 billion euros registered in the first quarter.
Greek banks’ Eurosystem funding rose by 64.9 million euros month-on-month (MoM) in July according to the monthly Bank of Greece's (BoG) financial statement.
Building permits rose by 7.4 percent year-on-year (YoY) in May compared to a rise of 14.6 percent in May, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data released on Friday showed.
Greece’s Industrial Production Index (IPI) increased by 0.3 percent year-on-year (YoY) in June compared to a revised decrease of 0.1 percent in May, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data revealed on Friday.
Road motor vehicles going into circulation for the first time increased by 0.3 percent in July versus a 4.9 percent rise in June, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data showed on Friday.
Greece’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) remained static in July following a drop of 0.3 percent in June, figures from the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) showed on Thursday.
Greece’s seasonally adjusted (SA) unemployment rate came to 17.2 percent in May from a downward revised rate of 17.4 percent in April, Hellenic Statistical Authority’s (ELSTAT) data showed on Thursday.
The quarterly report of Parliament’s Budget Office (PBO) raises some concerns on the budget front as developments over the last months have increased fiscal risks, although achieving the target of 3.5 percent of GDP for this year remains feasible.