Industrial turnover increases by 12.9 pct in November
Primary cash balance falls to deficit of 877 mln in Dec, expenditure rises
Travel balance for nine-month period shows surplus of 11.57 bln
Building activity increases by 16.4 pct in October
Budget primary surplus at 1.97 bln in 2017 on strong underspend
Net job hirings balance positive by 15,315 in December
Budget primary surplus of 3.8 bln to Aug beats target by wide margin
Greece’s budget primary surplus edged down 1.1 percent to 3.76 billion euros in the 8-month period of 2016 from 3.8 billion in the corresponding period last year, the Finance Ministry (MoF) preliminary budget execution bulletin displayed on Tuesday.
The headline figure continues to outperform the target by 2.78 billion largely reflecting lower primary expenditure (by 2 billion) and revenue overperformance (by 646 million).
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