Greece’s economic sentiment (ESI) declined by 3.7 points in June, dropping to 104.3 points, following a recovery of 2.9 points in May, according to European Commission figures released on Wednesday.
The budget primary balance for the first five months of 2022 came to a deficit of 1.49 billion euros, compared to a deficit of 8.14 billion euros during the same period last year, according to the final Finance Ministry (MoF) budget execution data released on Monday.
In its latest report covering the first quarter of 2022, the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) sees mixed signals for the Greek economy and expects international factors to play a key role in developments in the near term.
Greece’s employment balance continued its recovery in May with 99,956 more hires then departures, according to data from the Labour Ministry’s Ergani information system released on Tuesday.
Greece’s travel balance recorded a surplus of 432.1 million euros in April, from 77 million euros in March, according to Bank of Greece (BoG) data released on Tuesday.
Greece’s central government recorded a primary cash deficit of 842 million euros in May, from a deficit of 2.09 billion euros in the same month of 2021, according to figures released by the Bank of Greece on Friday.
Greece’s industrial turnover growth remained solid in April, rising by 33.3 percent year-on-year (YoY), from 38.4 percent in March, according to data released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) on Monday.
Greece posted a current account (C/A) deficit of 1.62 billion euros in April, from a 2.33-billion-euro deficit in March, Bank of Greece (BoG) data showed on Monday.
Greece’s seasonally adjusted (SA) Wages Index stayed in negative territory in the first quarter of 2022, dropping by 1.9 percent year-on-year (YoY), after a revised drop of 1.5 percent in the last quarter of 2021, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) figures showed on Friday.
Greece’s non-seasonally adjusted quarterly unemployment rate maintained an upward trajectory in the first quarter of the year, rising to 13.8 percent, from 13.2 percent in Q4 2021, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) figures showed on Thursday.