July travel surplus of 2.14 bln affirms comeback for tourism sector
Rise in wages index slows to 2.5 pct in Q2 but hits six successive quarters of growth
Current account turns surplus in July as travel steps up
RRF injection pushes primary balance above target, but regular tax revenues short by 504 mln
Spurred by rising employment, Q2 unemployment drops to 10-year low of 15.8 pct
Unemployment rate down to 14.2 pct in July, lowest since Nov 2010
General gov't primary cash surplus markedly better in July but arrears climb
The general government (gg) primary cash surplus narrowed by 18 percent to 2.35 billion euros in the 7-month period of 2015 from 2.87 billion last year, according the gg bulletin published by the Ministry of Finance (MoF) on Monday.
However, on a monthly basis the cash surplus substantially improved to 2.26 billion euros in July, which is more than double year on year (YoY). This was mainly driven by the high surpluses posted in the state budget (1.75 billion) and social security f...
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