IMF Predicts Inflation to Peak Amid Low Growth
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) released the latest World Economic Outlook report this week. The report tracks important global economic trends. The forecast for growth remains low but has improved since the most recent projections. At the same time, the...
OECD Lauds Greece on Recovery; Warns of Growth Slowdown
Greece Growth Rate to Drop Dramatically in 2023
Greece unveiled its 2023 budget in Parliament which foresees a significant drop in growth rate that will reach 1.8 percent from the estimated 5.6 percent of the current year. The budget is the first Greece has posted in twelve years...
IMF: Greece to Return to Primary Surpluses in 2023
Greece will return to primary surpluses from 2023 and remain on a course of reducing its public debt, the IMF said in its Fiscal Monitor report released on Wednesday. The Fund sees the general government's primary surplus at 0.9% of...
Greece Projects Slower Growth for 2023
The economy of Greece will grow at a slower pace in 2023 after a strong rebound this year largely fueled by the tourism sector. The country's economic output is seen increasing by 2.1% next year from 5.3% this year,...
Rockefeller International: Greece’s Economy Among ‘Seven Wonders’ of the World
Greece's economy is among the seven wonders of the world, Ruchir Sharma, Chair of Rockefeller International writes in the Financial Times. He says that Greece defies the prevailing pessimism on the economic prospects throughout the world. The other six nations...
Greece’s GDP Expands by 7.7% in the Second Quarter
Greece's gross domestic product (GDP) expanded by 7.7 percent in the second quarter compared with the same period in 2021, data showed on Wednesday. According to the Hellenic Statistical Authority, GDP increased by 1.2 percent in the second quarter of...
Greece’s Growth Higher than Forecast; Budget Deficit Lower
UBS, the Swiss-based investment bank has considerably raised its growth forecast for Greece’s gross domestic product (GDP) for 2022 while the finance ministry in Athens announced a much lower primary deficit than expected. UBS raised its estimate to 5.7 percent...
EU Commission Revises Forecast for the Greek Economy Downwards
The European Commission revised its forecasts for the Greek economy downwards on Monday, envisaging a GDP growth of 3.5 percent in 2022 and 3.1 percent in 2023 (from 4.9 percent and 3.5 percent respectively in its winter forecasts made...
Greek Economy Upgraded by S&P Global Ratings
The Greek economy got a vote of confidence by S&P Global Ratings on Friday which upgraded its debt rating to BB+. “The upgrade reflects our expectation of a continuous improvement in Greece’s policy effectiveness, while the fallout from the war...