Monthly rise of 3 pct for producer price index in Aug prompts cost concerns
Retail sales grow by 3.1 pct in Jul, as food sales continue to contract
Consumer confidence takes 10-point dive in September
Building activity continues to grow, rising by 13 pct YoY in Jun
Mixed picture for deposits continues in Aug with rise of just 190 mln
Credit net flows remain negative in Aug, growth at just 0.9 pct YoY
Budget primary surplus of 2.28 bln in first five months of 2016, tax revenues beat target in May
Greece’s budget primary surplus was confirmed at 2.28 billion euros in the 5-month period of 2016, which was significantly higher than last year’s figure of 1.51 billion, according to the Finance Ministry’s (MoF) final budget execution bulletin released on Monday.
In addition, the 5-month state budget deficit dropped by around 42 percent to 814 million euros, from 1.4 billion last year, over-performing target by 3.07 billion.
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