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Greece Plans to Scrap Primary Residence Protection, Introduce Individual Bankruptcy

The Greek authorities are planning to introduce to the country's judicial system the institution of individual insolvency, in which a person is able to declare bankruptcy, liquidate his or her property and receive a second chance in life, free...

Greece Appoints Internationally-Recognized Experts to Shape Nation's Growth Plan

The Greek government announced on Thursday the formation of a special commission to draft a new "Growth Plan" for the Greek economy. The commission includes economists and executives who will combine their accumulated academic knowledge, international acumen, market knowledge and...

2019 Greek Budget Records Primary Surplus of Almost €5 Billion

The Greek state budget recorded a primary surplus of 4.96 billion euros in 2019, up from a budget surplus target of 4.4 billion and a primary surplus of 91 million euros in the same period in 2018, the Finance Ministry said...

Greece Enables Non-EU Entrepreneurs to Come and Do Business in the Country

An amendment facilitating the entrance of foreign, non-EU nationals who are entrepreneurs to Greece was brought before the Greek Parliament on Tuesday. The amendment, which is attached to the Foreign Ministry's draft legislation entitled "Regulations for the United Kingdom's withdrawal...

''Rebrain Greece'': Government Presents Pilot Program to Bring Professionals Back from Abroad

A new pilot program for the repatriation of at least five hundred Greek professionals with high qualifications and experience, dubbed "Rebrain Greece," was presented on Monday by the country's Labor Minister Yiannis Vroutsis. The program aims to work as a...

2019 Greek Primary Surplus Exceeds Target By Several Billion Euros

The Greek state budget recorded a primary surplus of 5.755 billion euros in the period from January-October, significantly exceeding budget targets for a surplus of 2.314 billion euros in the same period, the country's General Accounting Office said in...

EU Commission Predicts 2.3% Growth for Greece in 2020

The Greek economy is expected to grow by 1.8 percent this year and 2.3 percent in 2020, the European Commission said in its autumn forecasts released in Brussels on Thursday. The EU's executive body said it expected Greek GDP to...

Officials Hail Greece's Economic Progress During Fourth Annual ExportUSA Forum

US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt said on Monday that he believes it is "pretty clear that Prime Minister Mitsotakis’s government has exceeded expectations in its first 120 days, and has done a tremendous amount of work to advance...

Greeks Pay Same Amount of Taxes and Other Levies As Germans, Study Finds

According to a recent study published by Eurostat, Greeks and Germans pay exactly the same amount of taxes and levies to their national state coffers as a percentage of their nations' Gross Domestic Product. More specifically, 41.5% of Greek and...

Greek State Borrows €625 Million at Interest Rate of Zero

Greece's Public Debt Management Agency (ΟΔΔΗΧ) announced on Wednesday that it pumped €625 million into the economy by selling 26-week Treasury Bills at a 0.000 percent interest rate. The total bids reached €1,802 million and the amount finally accepted by...