Final budget for 2019 excludes pension cuts, includes 910 mln in expansionary measures

EconomyMacroeconomy Tags: Budget, Debt, Privatisations, Revenues, Taxes
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

Following the formal approval by the European Commission on Wednesday as part of the European semester, the Finance Ministry tabled to Parliament the final budget for 2019.

The efforts of the Greek authorities to avert the pre-legislated pension cuts that were due to take effect in January bore fruit as the measure was scrapped. The budget also did not contain the package of countermeasures, which had been intended to make...

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