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
Building permits rise by 9.8 pct in July, up by 8.4 pct in 7-month period
Primary cash surplus expands to 3.2 bln by September incorporating arrears repayment of 2 bln
Greece’s central government primary cash surplus increased by 540 million to 3.22 billion in the 9-month period of 2016 from 2.68 billion last year, Bank of Greece (BoG) figures showed on Wednesday.
It is worth pointing out that this year’s figure incorporates arrears’ repayment of 2.03 billion in the July – September period. Stripping out this figure, the comparable primary cash surplus stood at 5.25 billion almost doubled from last year.
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