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
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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