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    First challenges for tourism plan, as public relaxes approach to virus

    Politics Greek Politics

    As the Greek PM and tourism minister prepare to launch a promotional campaign for Greek tourism on Thursday, the government’s plan to attract visitors this summer is starting to come up against challenges of both a practical and a political nature.

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    Apartment prices rise by 6.9 pct in Q1

    Economy Macroeconomy

    The rise in the nominal value of apartments in Greece came to 6.9 percent year-on-year (YoY) in the first quarter (Q1) of 2020 from a revised increase of 7.6 percent in Q4 2019, Bank of Greece (BoG) data showed on Thursday.

  • GDP falls by 1.6 pct QoQ in Q1 and by 0.9 pct YoY

    Economy Macroeconomy

    Greece’s seasonally adjusted (SA) GDP fell by 1.6 percent quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) in the first quarter (Q1) of 2020 after a decrease of 0.7 percent in Q4 2019, provisional estimates from the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) revealed on Thursday.