Parliament is due to vote on the Prespes Agreement on Thursday amid an increasingly fraught political environment that is putting huge pressure on Greece’s smaller parties.
The employment balance slid back into positive territory in December after two negative months with 5,970 more hirings than departures, according to data form the Labour Ministry’s Ergani information system.
Greece’s current account (C/A) balance recorded a deficit 1.41 billion euros in November compared to a deficit of 871.3 million in October, Bank of Greece (BoG) figures showed on Monday.
On Thursday, the Greek Parliament is expected to ratify the Prespa Agreement with which Greece and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (fYRoM) aim at resolving the dispute over the latter’s name.
The imminent vote on the Prespes Agreement and the disturbances that overshadowed Sunday’s rally against the name deal have ratcheted up political tension in Greece.
The second review of the enhanced surveillance period is due to get underway in earnest on Tuesday, when the institutions’ mission chiefs are expected to hold their first meeting of the year in Athens with government officials.
Greece’s demographic problem when began to manifest at the start of the decade is deepening rapidly, according to data from the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) which was analysed by the University of Thessaly.