Centre-left KINAL appears to be moving onto the centre stage of Greek politics and becoming a greater factor in the calculations taking place ahead of the next elections, as evidenced by comments made by SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras in a TV interview and the findings of a new opinion poll.
Strong surplus in Nov as travel balance nears year-end with 58.6 pct of 2019 intakes, 46.7 pct of arrivals
Greece’s travel balance recorded a surplus of 173.8 million euros in November, from 1.27 billion euros in October, according to Bank of Greece (BoG) data released on Friday.
Greece’s industrial turnover remains on a solid recovery path, jumping by 39.4 percent year-on-year (YoY) in November, from 40.6 percent in October, according to data from the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) released on Thursday.
Greece posted a current account (C/A) deficit of 2.52 billion euros in November, from 780.8 million euros in October, Bank of Greece (BoG) data showed on Thursday.
The handling of an alleged rape has prompted calls for justice and impartiality over concerns of a potential cover-up, while it has raised questions about progress in the government’s drive to tackle violent crime against women.
Greece stepped into the international markets on Wednesday with an inaugural 10-year benchmark, rolling out its 12-billion-euro debt strategy of 2022.
A lot has happened in the two years since Kyriakos Mitsotakis, freshly elected as Greek PM, took to the stage at the UN General Assembly in 2019 to launch “a new, ambitious, national strategy on energy and climate change” for Greece, a strategy which was outlined and quantified in the National Energy and Climate Plan adopted a few months later.
Capital is a key input in the production function of a country’s economy. It makes another crucial factor, namely labor, more productive if such capital is efficient (quality) and sufficient (quantity).