Primary cash balance posts deficit of 46 mln at end of July
Industrial turnover up by 8.1 pct in June for eighth consecutive rise
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
Increased revenues push Greek budget primary surplus up to 2.28 bln at end of July
Greece’s budget primary surplus widened to 2.28 billion euros in the 7-month period from 707 million posted in the first half of the year, according to the final budget execution bulletin released by the Ministry of Finance (MoF).
Thursday’s data confirms preliminary figures published on August 13 and means that the primary surplus target was beaten by 1.48 billion euros.
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