Rise in foreign arrivals pushes travel receipts up by 14.2 pct in June
Current account surplus at 842.3 million in June, assisted by services balance
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
Budget primary surplus grows in April thanks to one-off revenues and restricted spending
Greece’s 4-month budget primary surplus more than doubled to 2.16 billion euros from 1.05 billion last year, according to the Finance Ministry (MoF) preliminary budget bulletin published on Wednesday.
More importantly, the outperformance of 1.6 billion euros in Q1 widened to 2.45 billion in the 4-month period.
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