Building permits rose by 18 percent year-on-year (YoY) in November, dropping from a rise of 23.8 percent noted in October, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data released on Tuesday showed.
Road motor vehicles going into circulation for the first time rose by 9.2 percent in January after an increase of 4.1 percent in December, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data showed on Friday.
Greece’s Industrial Production Index (IPI) grew year-on-year (YoY) by 1.1 percent in December from an upward revised figure of 4.2 percent in November, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data revealed on Friday.
Greece’s trade deficit rose by 5.1 percent year-on-year (YoY) in December, falling slightly against the rise of 5.7 percent seen in November, data from the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) released on Thursday showed.
Greece’s seasonally adjusted (SA) unemployment rate stayed under 19 percent for a fourth consecutive month in November and came to 18.5 percent from a slightly upward revision of 18.7 percent in October, Hellenic Statistical Authority’s (ELSTAT) data showed on Thursday.
Greece’s general government (gg) primary cash surplus came to 5.63 billion euros across 2018, down by 593 million euros compared to 2017 according to the Finance Ministry’s (MoF) monthly gg bulletin.
Greece’s manufacturing PMI edged down slight to 53.7 points in January from 53.8 points in December, staying over the 50-mark threshold for 20 consecutive months.
Greece’s retail sales index rose by 4 percent in November against a slightly downward revised fall of 2.3 percent in October, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data showed on Thursday.
Greece’s economic sentiment (ESI) was down by 1.3 points to 99.6 in January compared to a reading of 100.9 points in December 2018, European Commission (EC) figures revealed on Wednesday.
Greece’s tourism industry, which weathered the country’s economic crisis relatively well, has remained a strong revenue generator with aggregate figures for the nine-month (9M) period showing that the year already surpassed arrival predictions.