June current account shows surplus of 208.8 million as imports outpace exports
July primary cash surplus at 6.75 bln as revenue rise outstrips expenditure
Budget surplus beats July target on lower investment spending as tax refunds fall short
Unpaid contributions rise to 33.86 bln as more legacy debtors added
Growth conditions improving but more work needed over longer term, PBO suggests
Building permits up by 4.4 pct in May and 5.3 pct in first five months
General govt primary cash surplus falls to 2.6 bln in 2-month, arrears up for second month
Greece’s general government (gg) primary cash surplus fell by 430 million euros to 2.61 billion in the 2-month period of 2017 from 3.04 billion in the corresponding period last year, the Finance Ministry (MoF) gg bulletin showed on Monday evening.
Only social security funds (SSFs) recorded a substantial improvement. Their primary cash surplus climbed to 597 million from just 9 million a year ago. In contrast, the respective figure for the state budget dropped by 611 million to 1.63 billion.
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