The budget primary balance recorded a deficit of 6.39 billion euros in the first eight months of 2021, compared with a deficit of 5.48 billion in the same period last year, the preliminary Finance Ministry (MoF) budget execution data showed on Thursday.
In the second quarter of the year (Q2), loans managed by Credit Servicing Firms (CSF) stood at 61.75 billion euros, according to data released by the Bank of Greece (BoG) on Thursday.
Greece’s non-seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 15.8 percent in the second quarter of the year (Q2), from 17.1 percent in Q1, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) figures showed on Thursday.
Greece’s seasonally adjusted (SA) unemployment rate dropped to 14.2 percent in July from 15 percent in June, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data showed on Wednesday.
The number of building permits issued in Greece decelerated to an increase of 17.6 percent year-on-year (YOY) growth in June, from 62.9 percent in May, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data released on Thursday showed.
Under pressure from developments since the beginning of August which tarnished its prized trait of competence, the government saw an opportunity to announce a sizeable support package at the Thessaloniki International Fair, hoping to change the domestic agenda.
Greece’s Industrial Production Index (IPI) increased by 7.8 percent year-on-year (YoY) in July, slowing down from the 8.9 percent rise in June, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data showed on Friday.
Greece’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) continued its rise in August, when it increased by 1.9 pct year-on-year (YoY) from 1.4 percent in July, according to the latest data from the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) released on Friday.
Road motor vehicles going into circulation for the first time increased by 2.7 percent year-on-year (YoY) in August, after a rise of 10.3 percent in July, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data showed on Thursday.
The rise in the nominal value of apartments in Greece accelerated to 4.6 percent year-on-year (YoY) in the second quarter (Q2), from an upwards revised 3.5 pct in the first quarter (Q1), according to Bank of Greece (BoG) data released on Thursday.