Greece’s industrial turnover remained in contraction in August, dropping by 6.2 percent year-on-year (YoY), from a 10.3 percent decrease in July, according to data released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) on Friday.
Greece’s current account produced a surplus of 497.7 million euros in August, from a surplus of 827.5 million euros in July, Bank of Greece (BoG) data showed on Friday.
The budget primary balance came to a surplus of 5.98 billion euros in September, compared to a surplus of just 52 million euros in the same period of 2022, according to the preliminary budget execution data released by the Finance Ministry (MoF) on Monday.
Greece’s import price index continued to contract in August, falling by 14.6 percent year-on-year (YoY) after dropping by 14.4 percent in July, according to data released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) on Friday.
At the annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank currently being held in Morocco, the Fund presented its latest global economic and fiscal estimates.
Road motor vehicles going into circulation for the first time picked up further pace in September, growing by 15.6 percent year-on-year (YoY), after a 12.3 percent rise in August, according to Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data released on Wednesday.
Greece’s Industrial Production Index (IPI) remained in negative territory in August, after back-to-back contractions in July. It fell by 0.5 pct year-on-year (YoY), after dropping by 1.9 pct in the previous month, according to Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data released on Tuesday.
The upward trend in Greece’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) reversed in September with a 1.6-pct rise year-on-year (YoY), after an increase of 2.7 pct in August, according to the data released on Tuesday by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).
Greece’s trade deficit recorded a drop of 7 percent year-on-year (YoY) in August, after a decline of 21 percent in July, according to data released by ELSTAT on Friday.
The Hellenic Financial Stability Fund (HFSF) formally launched last week the process of divesting its small participation in the share capital of Eurobank.