The government is hoping to wrap up on Monday the budget negotiations it has been having over the last few weeks with the European institutions so next year’s draft economic plan can be submitted to the European Commission on Tuesday.
The month-on-month rise in Greece's new tax debt came to 753 million euros in August, data from the Independent Authority for Public Revenue (IAPR) has shown.
The Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) has followed the footsteps of the Fiscal Council by issuing its opinion on the draft budget that the government tabled last week.
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis pledged on Thursday that his government would use any extra fiscal space at the end of the year “to support the weakest” in Greek society.
The balance of travel services came to a surplus of 4.08 billion euros for the first half (H1) of the year, Bank of Greece (BoG) noted in its travel balance report for the first six months of the year.
The decline in Greece’s demographic profile shows no signs of slowing down according to data from the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) which showed that deaths continue to outstrip births in the country.
Over recent weeks, there has been much talk from government officials about a “new Greece” emerging after the July elections, however, the worst thing the government could do at this stage is to believe its own hype.