Faced with limited policy options, govt mulls inflation handout

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Mitsotakis, New Democracy, SYRIZA, Tsipras
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The government finds itself in a fine balancing act as it tries to eke out some fiscal space to provide vulnerable households with a handout before Easter, thereby possibly easing some of the pressure it is facing to help Greeks combat inflation.

Reports over the weekend suggested that the decision on whether to proceed with some kind of benefit will be taken next month, once the Finance Ministry has the data for tax revenues in February and there is a clearer picture regarding the available fis...

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