Primary cash surplus at 6.4 bln in year to date, expenditure rises during May
Turnover in services sector shows deteriorations in Q1 2018
Budget primary surplus at 1.54 bln in May on revenue rise, sharp investment underspend
Unemployment rate stable at 21.2 pct in Q1
Wages index rises by 2 pct in Q1 and 4.9 pct YoY
Fall in apartment prices decelerates to 0.2 pct in Q1 for slowest contraction on record
General gov't primary cash surplus markedly better in July but arrears climb
The general government (gg) primary cash surplus narrowed by 18 percent to 2.35 billion euros in the 7-month period of 2015 from 2.87 billion last year, according the gg bulletin published by the Ministry of Finance (MoF) on Monday.
However, on a monthly basis the cash surplus substantially improved to 2.26 billion euros in July, which is more than double year on year (YoY). This was mainly driven by the high surpluses posted in the state budget (1.75 billion) and social security f...
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