Building permits fell by 3.3 percent year-on-year (YoY) in August compared to a rise of 12 percent in July, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data released on Thursday showed.
The ‘Bridge’ scheme for mortgage subsidies, which will subside up to 90 percent of payments from eligible individuals, has been activated as part of a number of mechanisms to relieve pressure on borrowers hit by the coronavirus pandemic.
The employment balance was negative with 33,356 more firings than hirings in October, data from the Labour Ministry’s Ergani information system showed.
Greece’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) fell by 1.8 percent year-on-year (YoY) in October compared to a decline of 2 percent seen in September, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) figures showed on Tuesday.
Greece’s Industrial Production Index (IPI) decreased by 2.4 percent year-on-year (YoY) in September following a revised decrease of 4 percent in August, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data revealed on Monday.
In an unexpected move on Friday night, Moody’s upgraded Greece’s credit rating by one notch to ‘Ba3’ from ‘B1’, while it kept the outlook stable.
Greece’s general government (gg) primary cash deficit came to 7.01 billion euros in the first nine months of the year compared to a surplus of 4.53 billion in the same period last year, according to the Finance Ministry’s (MoF) monthly gg bulletin.
Greece’s trade deficit fell by 24 percent year-on-year (YoY) in September compared to a drop of 27.1 percent in August, data from the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) released on Friday showed.
Greece’s largest oil refinery, Hellenic Petroleum’s financial results for the nine-month period (9M) of the year show that the group’s sales fell by 34 percent.
The European Commission published on Thursday the economic forecasts for Europe within the context of the 2020 autumn forecasts.