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
Primary cash surplus more than doubles to 2.8 bln in first half of 2016
Greece’s central government primary cash surplus widened to 2.76 billion euros in the first half of 2016 from 1.3 billion a year ago, accoding to Bank of Greece (BoG) figures published on Friday.
The improvement recorded in the first half figures is mainly attributed to higher growth rate in revenues compared to that in expenditure.
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