Greece’s industrial turnover fell in December as nascent recovery in the overseas market was stopped in its tracks by the resurgent impact of the pandemic on economies.
Greece’s central government debt increased by 9.15 billion euros to 374 billion euros quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) in the third quarter (Q4) of 2020, from 364.9 billion euros in the previous quarter, the Finance Ministry's (MoF) debt bulletin showed on Friday.
Greece’s central government recorded a primary cash balance deficit of 1.6 billion euros in January, according to figures released by the Bank of Greece.
The budget primary balance recorded a deficit of 1.47 billion euros in the first month of 2021, compared to a surplus of 495 million noted in January 2020, the preliminary Finance Ministry (MoF) budget execution bulletin for January showed on Monday.
Greece’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) fell by 2 percent year-on-year (YoY) in January compared to a decline of 2.3 percent seen in December, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) figures showed on Monday.
The employment balance was positive with 2,338 more hirings than people leaving their jobs in January, data from the Labour Ministry’s Ergani information system showed.
Building permits fell by 12.4 percent year-on-year (YoY) in November after a drop of 4.9 percent seen in October, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data released on Friday showed.
Road motor vehicles going into circulation for the first time fell by 27.8 percent in January compared to a drop of 6 percent in December, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data showed on Thursday.
Within the context of its Winter Forecasts, the European Commission gave on Thursday an updated outlook on the performance of EU economies, which suggest Greece suffering a deeper recession last year and slower growth for 2021.
Greece’s seasonally adjusted (SA) unemployment rate fell to 16.2 percent in November from a downward revised figure of 16.4 percent in October, Hellenic Statistical Authority’s (ELSTAT) data showed on Thursday.