November current account deficit at 1.41 bln as import value outstrips exports
Industrial turnover rises by 7 pct in November
Primary cash surplus at 16.19 bln in 2018, 3.18 bln spent on reducing arrears
Building permits rise by 23.8 pct in Oct, up by 10.9 pct in first 10 months
Budget primary surplus at 3.16 bln in December, missing target for full year by 443 mln
CPI up by 0.6 pct in Dec, matching annual average increase for 2018
Signifcant underspend covers revenue shortfall for budget primary surplus to August
Greece’s budget primary surplus significantly improved to 3.8 billion in the 8-month period of 2015 from 1.95 billion last year, the Finance Ministry (MoF) final budget data displayed on Thursday. Today’s figures confirm preliminary the preliminary data released on September 16.
Compared to target, the actual figure indicates an outperformance of 535 million so far this year. This is attributed to lower primary expenditure (by 2.8 billion), military procurement (by 361 million) and tax refunds (by 250 million) as well as higher...
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