The growth in building permits picked up pace again in February, with total permits rising by 13.7 percent year-on-year (YoY), from 4.3 percent in January, according to the latest data released by the Hellenic Statistical Agency (ELSAT) on Friday.
Inflation and economic bounce boost tax revenues as Jan-Apr budget primary balance beats target by 1.65 bln
The budget primary balance for the first four months of 2022 was confirmed at a deficit of 799 million euros, compared to a deficit of 6.2 billion euros during the same period last year, according to the final Finance Ministry (MoF) budget execution data released on Wednesday.
Greece’s travel balance recorded a surplus of 77 million euros in March, from 63 million euros in February, according to Bank of Greece (BoG) data released on Monday.
Growth in industrial turnover continues in Mar as manufacturing, petroleum products lead 38.3 pct rise
Greece’s industrial turnover growth remained strong in March, rising by 38.3 percent year-on-year (YoY), from a slightly upwards revised 34 percent in February, according to data released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) on Friday.
Greece posted a current account (C/A) deficit of 2.33 billion euros in March, from a deficit of 2.12 billion euros in February, Bank of Greece (BoG) data showed on Friday.
Greece’s central government debt increased by more than 6 billion euros in the first quarter of 2022 to 394.55 billion euros, from 388.34 billion euros in the final quarter of last year, the Finance Ministry's (MoF) debt bulletin showed on Thursday.
Central govt cash balance records surplus of 714 mln in April, improves by 5 bln YoY in first four months
Greece’s central government recorded a primary cash surplus of 714 million euros in April, from a deficit of 2.23 billion euros in the same month of 2021, according to figures released by the Bank of Greece on Wednesday.
Greece’s seasonally adjusted (SA) unemployment rate dropped marginally to 12.2 percent in March, from a slightly downward revised 12.7 percent in February, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data showed on Wednesday.
In its spring forecasts, published on Monday, the European Commission incorporated the impact of the conflict in Ukraine on the growth outlook for the eurozone, with the Greek growth rate for this year now revised down to 3.5 pct, from the 4.9 pct included in the winter forecast published in February.
Greece’s employment balance made a remarkable recovery in April after two subdued, pandemic-impacted years as 124,365 more hirings than departures were recorded, according to data from the Labour Ministry’s Ergani information system.