Budget primary surplus confirmed at 2.37 bln in Mar, above target by 1.27 bln
Credit standards and demand for corporate, household loans unchanged in Q1
Greek 2017 primary surplus confirmed at 4 pct, well above target
Travel balance slumps to deficit of 6.9 mln in Feb as payments outpace receipts
February current account deficit at 1.29 bln as underlying balances worsen
Eurosystem funding drops by 1.45 bln in March as ELA reduction offsets ECB rise
OECD sees GDP growth of 1.1 pct in 2017, stresses structural reforms and debt relief
In its latest Economic Outlook report published on Wednesday, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) notes that the Greek economy is starting to recover and its fiscal target has been surpassed, but that the structural reform process has been uneven. Growth is expected to return but uncertainties remain.
The OECD estimates that GDP will rebound by 1.1 percent in 2017, lower than its previous forecast of 1.3 percent released in late November. However, a stronger growth of 2.5 percent in projected for 2018, above its previous estimate of 1.9 percent.
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