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  • Photo by EC - Audiovisual Service Imminent end for enhanced surveillance offers boost to beleaguered govt

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    Amid the incessant pressure it is facing on many fronts, led by the cost-of-living, budgetary constraints and the pandemic, there is a potential bright spot for the government in terms of a timely exit from the enhanced surveillance setup this summer.

  • Photo via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/7BWNey IMF urges caution on public finances

    Economy

    The IMF concluded last week its latest Article IV consultation for Greece with the mission drawing attention to the fiscal policy commitments Greek authorities face from this year, while noting progress in some areas.

  • Photo by MacroPolis Inflation triggers political machinations, move to increase budget spending

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    The government is set to submit a supplementary budget that will allow it to increase spending by as much as 2 billion euros compared to the initial budget for 2022, underlining the pressure that New Democracy is under to find solutions to the cost-of-living crisis, not only to help households and businesses but also to stop the party’s slide in opinion polls.

  • Photo by MacroPolis Feb budget primary surplus confirmed at 840 mln, as revenues overperform

    EconomyMacroeconomy

    The budget primary balance for the first two months of 2022 was confirmed to be a surplus of 840 million euros, compared to a deficit of 1.5 billion euros during the same period last year, according to the final Finance Ministry (MoF) budget execution data released on Monday.

  • Photo via https://flic.kr/p/2b9vcaC Enhanced support package on way to combat inflation, as govt awaits crucial nod from EU

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    Details are emerging of the government’s plans for further economic support measures to cushion the effects of the war in Ukraine on inflation. With the cost set to balloon over the coming weeks, the stance adopted by the EU will be crucial in determining how far the Finance Ministry can go to counterbalance cost-of-living rises.

  • Govt readies additional inflation relief package, draws up new budget

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    The government is set to announce later this week the enhanced package of relief measures aimed at cushioning the impact of the war in Ukraine on Greek businesses and households but also insulating New Democracy from potential voter dissatisfaction.

  • Hopes of EU providing immediate relief wane as economic challenges multiply

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    The first day of the EU leaders’ summit in Versailles on Thursday did not produce particularly encouraging developments for the Greek government, which is hoping that Europe will step in to provide solutions on the fiscal front as the energy crisis and runaway inflation fuel political concern.

  • Govt weighs escalating impact of Ukraine war on public finances

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    The government is racing to keep up with estimates of the impact of war in Ukraine on the budget, as another week of hostilities has sent the prices of energy and basic goods soaring and businesses warn of more price hikes on the way.

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