Travel balance to July soars by 19 pct, reaching almost 9 bln
Agriculture output prices jump 28.7 pct YoY in Jul, despite input costs falling
Industrial turnover drops by 10.2 pct in Jul, driven by foreign markets and manufacturing
Current account deficit shrinks to 7 bln in 7 months as energy and imports ease
Loans managed by servicers broadly stable in Q2 at 71.16 bln
Tax revenues continue to outperform in Aug, as ministry explains frugal approach
Budget primary surplus of 1.19 bln in Jan markedly better than target
Greece’s budget primary surplus rose to 1.19 billion euros in January from 443 million last year, the Finance Ministry (MoF) preliminary budget bulletin displayed on Monday.
The marked improvement primarily reflects a sharp increase in the Public Investment Budget (PIB) surplus to 430 million (from just 52 million last year), coupled with a rise in revenues (before tax refunds) and lower primary expenditure.
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