Budget primary surplus at 3.05 bln in 7-month, above target on underspend
Building activity up by 45.7 pct in May, highest since Dec 2005
Eurosystem funding drops by 3.9 bln in July on big decline in ELA
Unemployment at 21.7 pct in May after revised April figure
CPI up by 1 pct in July for seventh straight rise
Car sales increase by 28.3 pct in July
Services help increase Greek current account surplus to 1.37 bln in June
Greece's June current account (C/A) balance showed the country’s surplus widening by 53 percent to 1.37 billion euros from 898 million last year, according to the Bank of Greece (BoG).
The significant improvement mainly stems from an increase in the services’ surplus by 395 million euros, followed by a drop in the income deficit by 151 million and a rise in the current transfers’ surplus by 138 million. In contrast, the trade deficit ...
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