Turnover in tourism sector up 13.9 pct in Q3, positive for fifth consecutive quarter
Industrial production grows by 0.5 pct in October, slowest rate for 2017
Building activity drops by 3 pct in September, permits increase above 1,000
Trade deficit grows by 20.6 pct in October, driven by higher imports
CPI rises again in November, at accelerating rate of 1.1 pct
Car sales rise by 16.1 pct in November
Primary cash balance records deficit of 404 mln euros in 4-month period
Greece’s central government primary cash balance turned to a deficit of 404 million euros in the first four months of 2017, from a surplus of 2.93 billion euros last year, Bank of Greece (BoG) figures showed on Thursday. This year’s figure includes arrears’ repayments of 544 million, of which 112 million were paid in April.
The overall cash balance also recorded a deficit of 188 million euros, from a surplus of 205 million euros a year ago. This includes a one-off item of around 2 billion, related to National Bank (NBG) revenues from the sale of Finansbank, which were tran...
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