The budget primary balance was confirmed at a deficit of 9.09 billion euros in the first half of 2021, compared with a deficit of 6.1 billion in the same period of 2020, according to the final Finance Ministry (MoF) budget execution bulletin for June released on Monday.
Household disposable income increased by 5.1 percent year-on-year in the first quarter (Q1) of 2021, after a rise of 0.8 percent in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2020, according to Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data released on Monday.
Greece’s travel balance came to a surplus of 112.1 million euros in May from 12 million a year ago, when Greece was in its first lockdown, Bank of Greece (BoG) data has shown. This is equal to an increase of 836.3 percent year-on-year (YoY).
Greece posted a current account (C/A) deficit of 1.4 billion euros in May compared to 2.08 billion euros in April, Bank of Greece (BoG) data showed on Wednesday.
Greece’s industrial turnover rose 37 percent from a year earlier in May, compared with a revised increase of 52.3 percent in April.
Greece’s central government recorded a primary cash balance deficit of 9,27 billion euros in the first half of the year, according to figures released by the Bank of Greece.
As anticipated, Fitch kept its credit rating for Greece steady at ‘BB’ with a stable outlook.
The budget primary balance recorded a deficit of 9.09 billion euros in the first half of 2021, compared with a deficit of 6.1 billion in the same period of 2020, the preliminary Finance Ministry (MoF) budget execution bulletin for June showed on Thursday.
The month-on-month rise in Greece's new tax debt came to 340 million euros in May, data from the Independent Authority of Public Revenues (IAPR) has shown.
The employment balance was positive with 73,502 more hirings than people leaving their jobs in June, data from the Labour Ministry’s Ergani information system showed.