Greek Economic Sentiment Index up in February, European Commission Report Says
Thursday, 28 February 2019
The Greek economic sentiment index improved in February to 101.3 points, from 99.6 in January, the European Commission said in a report released on Wednesday.
The Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) fell by 0.2 and 0.9 points in the Eurozone and the EU, respectively, to 106.1 and 105.3 points in February.
The ESI improvement in Greece reflected an improvement in industry (to -1.2 points from -4.6 in January) and services (to 6.1 points from -1.6 in January), while sentiment eased in retail commerce (13.3 points from 23 points) and construction (-61.3 points from -51.3 in January). Consumer confidence also fell to -33.3 points in February from -28.3 in January.