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Greek C/A deficit to July narrowed to just 156 mln with boost from tourism

The July current account (C/A) balance showed a surplus of 2.73 billion euros from 510 million euros last year, according to the Bank of Greece (BoG). The significant increase mainly reflects a jump in the current transfers’ surplus to 1.86 billion, from just 100 million last year, owing to an inflow of 1.5 billion related to SMP income.

Greek unemployment rose to new high of 27.9 pct in June

Greek seasonally adjusted unemployment showed an increase of 0.3 percentage points (pp) month on month (mom) and 3.3pp year on year (yoy) to 27.9 percent in June, which is a new historic high, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) monthly labour force survey.

Industry turnover and new orders’ indices rebounded in July

The Turnover Index in Industry increased 3.6 percent year on year (yoy) in July, while New Orders Index in Industry also improved by a modest 0.8 percent yoy over the same period, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT). It is the first month since October 2012 that both indices have rebounded concurrently.

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