According to figures released by ELSTAT, Greece’s growth rate rose to 1.9% in 2018, with the country’s GDP amounting to 190.8 billion euros, compared to 187.2 billion euros in 2017.

This development was mainly due to an increase of 0.3% in total consumer expenditure, 1.8% in private investment and 8.7% in exports of goods and services, while imports of goods and services was at 4.2%.

During the same period, in the eurozone and the EU, the GDP growth rate was at 1.1% and 1.4%, respectively.