Greece posted a current account (C/A) surplus of 449.1 million euros in August, from 1.1 billion euros in July, Bank of Greece (BoG) data showed on Friday.
Greece’s industrial turnover remained on a solid growth path in August, accelerating to 42 percent year-on-year (YoY) growth, after jumping by 38.8 percent in July, according to data released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) on Thursday.
Greece’s employment balance turned positive in September with 26,238 more hires than departures, according to data from the Labour Ministry’s Ergani information system.
The budget primary balance up to September 2022 came to a small surplus of 37 million euros, compared to a deficit of 5.96 billion euros in the same period last year, according to the preliminary Finance Ministry (MoF) budget execution data released on Monday.
Greece’s import price index grew strongly in August by 32 percent year-on-year, picking up pace from the 28.1 percent of July, according to data released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) on Friday.
The International Monetary Fund has mapped out what it believes Greece’s fiscal path will look like in the Fiscal Monitor that was released as part of the meetings with the World Bank currently being held in Washington
Amidst gloomy global economic prospects, which led to significant growth revisions in the World Economic Outlook that was published yesterday as part of the annual meetings of the IMF and World Bank, the Fund offered a small glimpse of hope to the Greek authorities for the challenging year ahead.
The rise in road motor vehicles going into circulation for the first time slowed down in September, rising by 4.7 percent year-on-year (YoY), from 19.1 percent in August, according to Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data released on Tuesday.
Greece’s Industrial Production Index (IPI) continued recording gains in August, although by a more modest 3.9 percent year-on-year (YoY), after rising by a downwards revised 6.5 percent in July, according to Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data released on Monday.
Greece’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) jumped back up in September, rising by 12 percent year-on-year (YoY), from 11.4 percent in August, according to the data released on Monday by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).