Greece’s Producer Price Index (PPI) contracted for the sixth successive month in August, dropping by 8.3 percent year-on-year (YoY), after falling by 8.6 percent in July, ELSTAT data showed on Friday.
Greece’s retail sales returned to positive territory in July, with a rise of 3.1 percent year-on-year (YoY), after a drop of 1.3 percent in June, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data showed on Friday.
The Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) has published its quarterly report, in which it confirmed that - based on data for the first half of 2023 - the Greek economy is on course to reach its growth outlook, although natural disasters over the recent months have clouded the growth and fiscal outlook.
Greece’s economic sentiment (ESI) recorded a drop of almost 3 points in September to 108 points, after a 0.7-point increase in August, according to European Commission figures released on Thursday.
Building permits recorded solid growth in June, rising by 13 percent year-on-year (YoY), after a rise of 15.8 percent in May, according to the data released by the Hellenic Statistical Agency (ELSTAT) on Thursday.
The net private sector deposit movement in the Greek banking system was marginally positive in August with a 190-million-euro inflow, after dropping by 136 million euros in July, based on the latest Bank of Greece (BoG) figures released on Wednesday.
The pace of credit expansion in the Greek private sector continued to slide in August, rising by 0.9 percent year-on-year (YoY), from 1.2 percent in July, Bank of Greece (BoG) figures released on Wednesday showed.
The budget primary balance in August was confirmed at a surplus of 5.6 billion euros, compared to a surplus of 19 million euros in the same month of 2022, according to the final Finance Ministry (MoF) budget execution data released on Monday.
Greece’s travel balance recorded a surplus of 3.88 billion euros in July, from 2.73 billion euros in June, according to Bank of Greece (BoG) data released on Thursday.
The output index in agriculture recorded an increase of 28.7 percent year-on-year (YoY) in July, from 30.6 percent in the previous month, ELSTAT data showed last week, underlining the challenge households are facing with respect to food prices.