unemployment

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...

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...

Minimum wage to be increased in January

In a TV interview, Minister for Labor, Social Security and Social Solidarity Efi Achtsioglou announced that the minimum wage will be increased in January,...

Unemployment dropped in June

This June unemployment dropped to 19.1%, compared to 21.3% in June 2017 and 19.3% in May 2018. The unemployment rate for young people up...

ESM’s announcement on Greece’s exit from the memoranda

Following the official conclusion of the support program for Greece, the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) presents, in an announcement, the progress of Greece’s economy...

Unemployment dropped to 20.1% in March

In March, unemployment dropped to 20.1%, from 22.1% last March and 20.6% in February 2018. According to a workforce research by the Hellenic Statistical...

Unemployment in Greece dropped slightly in December

According to Eurostat data published on Holy Wednesday, unemployment in Greece reached 20.8% in December 2017, compared to 21% in November, while the unemployment...

Unemployment drops in Greece and Europe

According to Eurostat, the unemployment rate in the Eurozone reached 8.7% in December 2017, that is it reached the same levels as those of...

1.9 billion euro primary surplus in 2017

In 2017, the budget presented a primary surplus amounting to 1.941 billion euros, compared to 2.778 billion euros in 2016. The primary surplus may...

PM Tsipras: The time of Greece’s economy has come

“I am pleased to say that the time of Greece’s economy has come”, stressed Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras addressing the conference of the American-Hellenic...