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Greece submitted on Thursday the Stability Programme for the 2019–2022 period in line with the requirements of the European Parliament and the Council regulations, which also corresponds to the national medium-term fiscal plan.
The Greek authorities expect growth in 2019 of 2.3 percent, slightly downward revised from the 2.5 percent figure included in the budget for the year, after taking into consideration the slowdown in the global economy. The Finance Ministry also notes th...
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