Industrial output up 1.6 pct y-o-y in June
Greek industrial output rose 1.6 percent in June compared to the same month a year ago, after an upwardly revised 6.3 percent increase in May, statistics service ELSTAT said yesterday. Looking at index components, manufacturing production grew 2.8 percent from the same month last year, while mining output declined 3.5 percent. Electricity production increased 0.1 percent. holidays will be able to do so on August 15, which is considered a compulsory day off. The reminder about the rules that apply on August 15, which falls on a Tuesday this year, was posted yesterday on the website of the General Confederation of Greek Workers’ (GSEE) Information Center for Workers and the Unemployed. Employees of business that are not allowed to operate on August 15 are entitled to their regular pay.