Industrial turnover rises by 7.7 pct in February
Feb current account deficit at 990.4 mln as services balance improves
Hirings balance positive by 43,737 in March
Primary cash balance at deficit of 34 mln in March
Eurosystem funding falls by 625 mln in Mar, banknotes in circulation rise by 12 mln
Travel balance rises by 9.2 pct to surplus of 13.90 bln in 2018
Unemployment hit new high of 27.8 pct in October, set to rise further
Greece officially assumed the presidency of the European Union on Wednesday, with the highest unemployment rate in the 28-member bloc. According to the Hellenic Statistical Agency (ELSTAT), the seasonally adjusted jobless rate in October stood at 27.8 percent from an upwards revised 27.7 percent in the month of September. After the previous months’ revisions, the October rate now holds the new high.
There were 1.388 million jobless in October 2013, compared to 497,222 in October 2009 when the crisis in Greece began. After the revisions, September holds the highest figure of unemployed, reaching 1.389 million. Those with jobs fell from 3.62 million ...
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