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
Arrears payments of 915 mln in Aug bring total to 1.4 bln over two months
The government accelerated its efforts to clear arrears in August, when the figure more than doubled to 915 million euros from 440 million in July, according to the Finance Ministry (MoF) bulletin published on Friday.
This means Greece has cleared a total of 1.36 billion euros of arrears in the 2-month period, while transfers for arrears clearance have reached 1.85 billion, of which 1.67 billion was transferred in July.
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