Building activity down 15.2 pct in Feb for sharpest drop since 2020
After a solid start for 2023, building permits recorded a contraction of 15.2 percent year-on-year (YoY) in February, after a rise of 22.1 percent in January, according to the data released by the Hellenic Statistical Agency (ELSTAT) on Friday.
Tsipras identifies failings, tries to rally SYRIZA as Androulakis attempts to tread own path
The caretaker government, under the premiership of senior judge Ioannis Sarmas, that will guide Greece to the June 25 elections was due to be sworn in on Friday but most of the attention was on the opposition parties’ efforts to ensure that New Democracy does not enjoy another landslide victory next month.
Parties face up to victory and defeat in preparation for fresh elections
Formalities proceed, paving way for June 25 vote and tough questions for opposition
VAT and income taxes drive revenue and budget outperformance in April
The budget primary balance in April was confirmed to be a surplus of 2.44 billion euros, compared to a deficit of 799 million euros in the same month of 2022, according to the final Finance Ministry (MoF) budget execution data released on Thursday.
EC reports highlight tight fiscal path and economic challenges
NBG NII jumps 73 pct in Q1 to 497 mln
Risk of poverty drops to 26.3 pct, reflecting post-Covid rebound
The latest poverty data from ELSTAT covering 2022, using 2021 as reference year, was published on Monday.
Poverty rate rises in 2021; even after social transfers 1 in 4 children are at risk
From the National Energy and Climate Plan to COP26: What has Greek climate policy learned?
Podcast - A post-mortem and a look ahead
The national elections held on May 21 in Greece produced a landslide victory for the ruling centre-right party, which posted a winning margin of more than 20 points over its main rival, left-wing SYRIZA.