Greece’s general government (gg) primary cash surplus came to 2.91 billion euros in the first two months of the year, down by 272 million euros compared to the same period last year, according to the Finance Ministry’s (MoF) monthly gg bulletin.
Greek banks’ Eurosystem funding declined by 1.24 billion euros month-on-month (MoM) in January, the Bank of Greece's (BoG) final financial statement for January 2019 has revealed.
Greece’s manufacturing PMI increased to 54.7 points in March from 54.2 points in February, staying over the 50-mark threshold for close to two years.
Greece’s retail sales index declined by 2.3 percent in January after a downward revised fall of 0.2 percent in December, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data showed on Friday.
Net deposit movement in the Greek banking system was negative by 789 million euros in February compared to outflows of 1.55 billion in January, Bank of Greece (BoG) figures revealed on Thursday.
Credit contraction in the Greek market came to 0.6 percent in February, improving from a contraction of 1.1 percent in January, Bank of Greece (BoG) figures showed on Thursday.
Greece’s economic sentiment (ESI) remained unchanged month-on-month at 101.3 points in March, European Commission (EC) figures revealed on Thursday.
The budget primary balance was confirmed at a surplus of 822 million euros in the first two months of 2018, down significantly against last year’s figure of 2.70 billion euros, the Finance Ministry (MoF) final budget execution bulletin for February showed on Tuesday.
Greece’s travel balance rose notably in January with a surplus of 66 million compared to 13.5 million a year ago, Bank of Greece (BoG) data has shown.
Greece’s current account (C/A) balance recorded a deficit of 1.18 billion in January, deepening from December’s deficit of 1.51 billion, Bank of Greece (BoG) figures showed on Thursday.