Health experts are expected to recommend this week that Greeks no longer wear face masks outdoors as part of the further loosening of Covid restrictions, while Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has identified the reluctance of some people to be vaccinated as the key challenge that needs to be overcome in the weeks ahead.
Greece’s travel balance came to a surplus of 9.6 million euros in April from 4.9 million a year ago, when Greece was in its first lockdown, Bank of Greece (BoG) data has shown. This is equal to an increase of 97.5 percent year-on-year (YoY).
With the approval of the national recovery plan and the passage of the labour reform bill capping an eventful week in Athens, PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis appears determine to plough on this week with a series of emblematic reforms and announcements before the summer recess.
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 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.