It’s a point that is often touched upon regarding the makeup of Greece’s economy that the country imports far outweigh its exports, and have done so historically.
The latest Doing Business Indicators report for 2019 by the World Bank Group has shown that Greece fell to number 72 out of 190 economies worldwide.
Sources at the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) admitted this week that the initial price of the Athens International Airport (AIA) contract had been too low based on outdated parameters.
The World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) for 2018 has shown that Greece fell four places in a year, standing at number 57.
With three quarters of the year now gone, the Greek government still has much ground to cover in order to meet its privatisation target of around 2 billion euros in revenues across the full year.
The European Commission's VAT Gap report has revealed that high rates of VAT in Greece appear to have fed tax avoidance rather than close the gap between expected and actual revenues.
Since its launch in 2014, the Greek citizenship-by-investment scheme known as the “golden visa” has attracted almost 3,000 investors and close to a billion euros’ worth of property investments.
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD) latest report on tax policy reforms has highlighted the extent of increased taxation in Greece in recent years.
A study by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) examining productivity levels over the last seven years found that Greece was the only country surveyed where productivity fell over the period.
Hotels in Greece would benefit from a more favourable tax framework in order to create jobs and harness investments, Alpha Bank’s weekly financial bulletin has highlighted.