Trade deficit records rare drop of 10.6 pct in Dec, widens by 50.7 pct for full year
Loan rates exceed 5 pct in Dec, spread at highest in almost 20 years
Unemployment steady at 11.6 pct in Dec, employed rise by almost 80,000 YoY
Manufacturing remains in contraction at start of 2023, but at slowest rate since Oct
Retail sales rise by 12.3 pct YoY in Nov, but volumes barely move
Close of 2022 sees softer labour market, with 60,235 fewer jobs
General govt primary cash surplus at 5.34 bln in nine-month, sharp fall in arrears
As in previous months, social security funds (SSFs) improved the most, with a primary cash balance of 1.98 billion euros compared to 952 million for the same period last year.
Local government recorded a surplus of 132 million, improving from the previous month’s figure of 46 million euros. The figure for the same period last year was 500 million.
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