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
Q4 GDP contracts 0.6 pct QoQ, recession of 0.7 pct in 2015
The Greek seasonally adjusted (SA) GDP at constant prices fell quarter on quarter (QoQ) by 0.6 percent in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2015 at a decelerating pace compared to the downward revised 1.4 percent drop in Q3, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) flash estimates showed on Friday.
Following the revision of previous quarters, the headline figure for Q4 indicates the third negative reading in the course of 2015. Market polls were calling for a higher GDP contraction of 0.9 percent in Q4.
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