Weekly Bulletin

24 May, 2021
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  • In April 2021, a 70.0% YoY (+21.6% compared to Apr-2019) expansion of exports in USD terms was driven by both, domestic exports and re-exports
  • In the same period, imports increased by 56.5% YoY (-3.8% compared to Apr-2019) in USD terms driven by strong growth of all broad economic categories
  • Money transfers displayed strong dynamics and increased by 145.4% YoY in April, following a 49.5% growth in March, both in USD terms
  • In April 2021, tourism inflows improved notably and amounted to USD 49.9 m, 81.3% lower of its 2019 level (+487.1% YoY), according to NBG calculations 
  • Producer Price Index (PPI) growth increased to 17.5% YoY in April 2021, after 15.5% YoY growth in March
  • According to the GeoStat labor force survey, the unemployment rate went up by 3.7 pp YoY to 21.9% in Q1 2021
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