Industrial turnover rises by 20.5 pct in August for highest increase since May 2017
Primary cash surplus at 17.96 bln in Sept as expenditure for the month falls
Travel surplus rises by 17.4 pct in H1 as sharp rise in visitors drives receipts growth
GDP revision for 2017 points to slight improvement from initial estimates
Budget primary surplus at 4.18 bln in Sept as EU co-financed projects fall short
Hirings balance positive by 6,556 in September but momentum slows down year-on-year
Industrial turnover and new orders indices rebound for second straight month
The Turnover Index in Industry increased 1.7 percent in August, while New Orders Index in Industry also improved by 2.7 percent, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT). It is the second straight month both indices have rebounded concurrently, following a 3.7 percent and 1.6 percent respectively rise in July. It is also worth noting that on a twelve-month trailing basis both indices recorded a drop of 1.0 and 4.9 percent respectively.
The rise in the industrial turnover reflects an increase in the manufacturing and mining-quarrying sectors by 1.1 percent and an impressive 67.4 percent respectively. From a geographical perspective, turnover for the non-domestic market soared 16.7 perc...
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