Greece’s retail sales turned negative in June, posting a drop of 1 percent year-on-year (YoY), after a solid rise of 7.8 percent in May, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data showed on Thursday.
Greece’s seasonally adjusted (SA) unemployment rate was essentially unchanged in July, landing at 10.8 percent, from a slightly downward revised 11 percent in June, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data showed on Thursday.
Greece’s Producer Price Index (PPI) contracted for the fifth successive month in July, dropping by 8.6 percent year-on-year (YoY), after falling by 11.7 percent in June, ELSTAT data showed on Wednesday.
Greece’s economic sentiment (ESI) recorded a 0.7-point rise in August, after a 1-point increase in July, according to European Commission figures released on Wednesday.
The net private sector deposit movement in the Greek banking system turned marginally negative in July with a 191-million-euro outflow, after jumping by 3 billion euros in June, based on the latest Bank of Greece (BoG) figures released on Monday.
The pace of credit movement in the Greek private sector continued to slow in July, rising by 1.2 percent year-on-year (YoY), from 2.8 percent in June, Bank of Greece (BoG) figures released on Monday showed.
Building permits recorded a decent movement in May, rising by 15.8 percent year-on-year (YoY), after a modest rise of 0.9 percent in April, according to the data released by the Hellenic Statistical Agency (ELSTAT) on Monday.
The budget primary balance in July was confirmed at a surplus of 3.56 billion euros, compared to a deficit of 1.16 billion euros in the same month of 2022, according to the final Finance Ministry (MoF) budget execution data released on Friday.
Greece’s travel balance recorded a surplus of 2.73 billion euros in June, from 1.54 billion euros in May, according to Bank of Greece (BoG) data released on Tuesday.
Greece’s current deficit narrowed further to 638.2 million euros in June, from 1.65 billion euros in May, Bank of Greece (BoG) data showed on Monday.