The government was poised on Friday to announce the next step in the easing of the latest lockdown, although the main point of political contention at the end of this week was a proposal regarding public gatherings and protests.
In its regular release cycle of the financial stability report on Thursday, Bank of Greece (BoG) stepped up its warnings regarding the pandemic’s impact on the Greek banking system.
The Greek Parliament approved on Wednesday the extension of the country’s territorial waters in the Ionian Sea to 12 nautical miles by a massive majority of 284.
Greece’s travel balance came to 40.4 million euros in November from 108.8 million a year ago, Bank of Greece (BoG) data has shown. This is equal to a decrease of 62.9 percent year-on-year (YoY).
A survey by polling company Public Issue has delved into the attitudes of Greeks towards corruption and found a pessimistic outlook.
Covid is a shock to the Greek economy. The economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic has reawakened painful memories of the last crisis in Greece. But unlike its predecessor, the Covid-19 challenge is a transitory shock.