Greece’s employment balance in August turned negative as there were 9,875 more departures than hirings, from a positive balance of 24,395 in July, according to data from the Labour Ministry’s Ergani information system.
The budget primary balance was confirmed at a deficit of 6.38 billion euros in the first eight months of 2021, compared with a deficit of 5.48 billion in the same period last year, the final Finance Ministry (MoF) budget execution data showed on Monday.
Credit movement in the Greek private sector increased by an annual 0.8 percent in August, from 1.2 percent in July, Bank of Greece (BoG) figures showed on Monday.
The net private sector deposit movement in the Greek banking system continued to rise in August, increasing by 1.48 billion euros, from 1.84 billion euros in July, based on Bank of Greece (BoG) figures released on Monday.
Greece’s travel balance came to a surplus of 2.14 billion euros in July, from 610.2 million a year ago, when the tourism sector made the first tentative steps after the pandemic outbreak, according to Bank of Greece (BoG) data released on Tuesday.
Greece’s seasonally adjusted (SA) Wages Index in the second quarter (Q2) rose by 2.5 percent year-on-year (YoY), slowing down from the 5.8 percent increase in Q1 2021, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) figures showed on Tuesday.
Greece posted a current account (C/A) surplus of 538.1 million euros in July, from a deficit of 1.34 billion euros in June, Bank of Greece (BoG) data showed on Monday.
Greece’s industrial turnover increased by 25.2 percent year-on-year (YoY), from 22.4 in June, data from the Hellenic Statistical Authority released on Monday showed.
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.