Travel balance down by 29 pct in April as receipts slump
April current account deficit at 1.34 bln as goods deficit grows
Industrial turnover rises by 6.7 pct in April for fourth positive reading
Primary cash surplus at 6.4 bln in year to date, expenditure rises during May
Turnover in services sector shows deteriorations in Q1 2018
Budget primary surplus at 1.54 bln in May on revenue rise, sharp investment underspend
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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