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
Unemployment unchanged at 25 pct in July
Greece’s seasonally adjusted (SA) unemployment rate remained stable at 25 percent in July, following a downward revision of the figure for June, the Hellenic Statistical Agency (ELSTAT) labour force survey displayed on Thursday.
The number of unemployed slipped by 1,900 in July to 1.2 million, its lowest level since May 2012. However, the July figure still points to a substantial increase by 3.2 times on the jobless number over the last seven years.
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