The rise in the nominal value of apartments in Greece came to 4.1 percent year-on-year (YoY) in the second quarter (Q2) of 2020 from a revised increase of 6.6 percent in Q1 2020, Bank of Greece (BoG) data showed on Thursday.
Greece officially completed its seventh post-programme review on Wednesday, when the European Commission released the relevant report.
Tourism boosted GDP by up to 33 pct in 2019, but low arrivals in 2020 could see economy shrink by 10 pct
The tourism industry helped Greece generate almost up to a third of its GDP last year, according to a new study, but the low number of arrivals this year could shave off a tenth of national output this year.
Speaking at an online event organised by a local think-tank, Bank of Greece governor Yannis Stournaras presented the central bank’s updated estimates regarding the impact of the pandemic on the economy.
Greece’s travel balance came to 516.4 million euros in July from 3.47 billion a year ago, Bank of Greece (BoG) data has shown. This is equal to an decrease of 85.1 percent year-on-year (YoY).
Greece’s current account (C/A) balance posted a deficit of 874.5 million euros in July compared to a deficit of 1.42 billion euros in June, Bank of Greece (BoG) data showed on Monday.
Greece’s industrial turnover fell by 16.2 percent year-on-year (YoY) in July compared to a drop of 3.8 percent in June, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data published on Friday showed.
The Greek non-seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate stood at 16.7 percent in the second quarter (Q2) of the year, rising from a rate of 16.2 percent noted in Q1, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) figures showed on Thursday.
Greece’s central government primary cash balance recorded a deficit of 5.78 billion euros in the first eight months of the year according to figures released by the Bank of Greece (BoG).
The Bank of Greece’s (BoG) released statistics for the second quarter (Q2) of 2020 regarding the operations of Credit Servicing Firms (CSFs) in Greece.