Public investment under spotlight amid arguments over budget execution

EconomyMacroeconomy Tags: Budget, EC, MoF
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The issue of public investment spending became a point of friction on Wednesday when the deputy minister responsible for fiscal issues claimed the previous government used creative means to make investment spending appear higher at state budget level than it was.

In a statement accompanying the preliminary budget release for December, Deputy Finance Minister Theodoros Skylakakis claimed that the Public Investment Budget (PIB) execution last year was better than 2018 because in the previous years, under SYRIZA, t...

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