Economy

Eurostat: Unemployment in Greece at 19%

In July 2018, unemployment in Greece remained at 19%, that is at the same rate as in June 2018, according to Eurostat data published...

Extraordinary Eurogroup meeting on the Greek national budget

The economic staff of the government is optimistic about the withdrawal of pension cuts, as in the last Euroworking Group, the member states agreed...

ECB confirms the positive outlook for Greece’s economy

On the occasion of the EU Summit in Brussels, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met with Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank (ECB),...

China asks that Cosco’s investment plans in Piraeus be expedited

Chinese Minister for Transport Li Xiaopeng met with Greek Minister for Shipping Fotis Kouvelis in Athens on Monday, and asked that the Greek State...

Primary surplus exceeds target significantly

The budget for the nine-month period January-September 2018 presented a primary surplus of 4.809 billion euros, significantly exceeding the target of 2.521 billion euros....

Bank of Greece: Exogenous factors influenced the banks in the Stock Exchange

On the occasion of the European Central Bank's new reduction in Emergency Liquidity to Banks (ELA), Bank of Greece Governor Yiannis Stournaras stated that...

Tripartite Summit of Greece-Cyprus-Egypt in Crete

The presidents of the Republic of Cyprus and Egypt, Nikos Anastassiades and Abdel Fatah al Sissi respectively, as well as the Greek Prime Minister...

Increase of Community funds for Greece over the period 2021 – 2027

An increase in EU funds in the next programming period 2021-2027 was announced for Greece by Regional Policy Commissioner Ms  Corina Crețu in an...

Euclid Tsakalotos visits Asia

A series of contacts with representatives of investment firms will be held by Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos during his Asia tour, starting from Singapore...

New measures to combat unemployment

At a press conference, Labor Minister Ms. Effie Achtsioglou presented a series of new measures to combat unemployment, focusing on three axes: welfare projects...

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