Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is beginning today a series of visits to various parts of the country to present the government’s Greece 2.0 recovery plan as he tries to build on the momentum of Thursday’s approval by the European Commission.
Greece’s industrial turnover rose 52.5 percent from a year earlier in April, compared with a revised increase of 18.5 percent in March.
Greece posted a current account (C/A) deficit of 2.08 billion euros in April compared to 1.46 billion euros in March, Bank of Greece (BoG) data showed on Friday.
Greece’s central government recorded a primary cash balance deficit of 8.23 billion euros in the first five months of the year, according to figures released by the Bank of Greece.
Significant changes to labour relations are on the way, after a landmark bill voted into law by Parliament on Wednesday amid protests by unions and the opposition.
Following the positive developments in the first quarter of the year, when the economy only shrank by 2.3 pct on an annual basis, in its latest quarterly report the Parliamentary Budget Office shifted from its previous baseline scenario of annual growth of 2.7 pct, to the positive range of growth of 3.6 to 4.8 pct in 2021.
Greece has been singled out for its poor performance in the global rankings of the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2021 Global Gender Gap Report.
In Blog 5 for Macropolis, we demonstrated that in Greece the government employment trend, in relative terms, is outstripping the hiring trend in the private sector almost irrespective of the economic cycle.