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Greece records primary surplus in virus stricken economy

Greece’s Finance Ministry announced a primary state budget surplus of 831 million euros in the first two months of the year, down from a budget target for a surplus of 929 million…

Greek state budget shows surplus of 2.9 billion 1

Greek state budget shows surplus of 2.9 billion

Greece’s Finance Minister released new figures on Monday revealing the Greek State Budget showed a primary surplus of 2.903 billion euros in the January-August period, up from a budget target for a…

Greek budget records primary surplus of 918 million euros 3

Greek budget records primary surplus of 918 million euros

Greece’s Finance Ministry issued a report on Tuesday on provisional budget execution data, which indicated a State Budget primary surplus of 918 million euros in the January-May period. The January–May surplus of…

Greek state budget records 1.46 billion primary surplus 5

Greek state budget records 1.46 billion primary surplus

Greece’s Finance Ministry announced a primary surplus of 1.461 billion euros in the January-April for the State budget, from a target for a primary deficit of 670 million euros, down from a…

Greece back and open for business: Logothetis 8

Greece back and open for business: Logothetis

The co-founder of the Concordia Summit and executive member of Libra Group, Nicholas Logothetis optimistically declared that “Greece has returned and is open to business.” Logothetis made the comment during an interview…

Court order EU to return 75 million euros to Greece 10

Court order EU to return 75 million euros to Greece

A ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union had ordered that the EU Commission return to Greece 72,105,592.41 euros in funds that it had withheld from its financing under…

Primary surplus for 2018 Greek State budget 12

Primary surplus for 2018 Greek State budget

Greece’s Finance Ministry released a report on Monday showing the state budget had recorded primary surplus of 3.162 billion euros in 2018, down from a budget target for a surplus of 3.604…

EU handed 2 billion euros to Greece over migration issues 14

EU handed 2 billion euros to Greece over migration issues

European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos said on Wednesday that the EU has assisted Greece with 2 billion euros worth of subsidies. Avramopoulos made the comments during a…

Water airports approved on Ionian islands 16

Water airports approved on Ionian islands

Four Ionian islands have won approval for the construction of water aiports following an announcemenet by the Ionian Islands Regional Council. Specifically, the Council approved the sum of 560,000 euros in funding…

Government not 'gambling' with casino licensing standards 18

Government not ‘gambling’ with casino licensing standards

Greece’s Finance Ministry has announced a set of reforms concerning casino licensing and operations with an amendement to be tabled in Parliament. Specifically the amendment will set out the terms and conditions…

"We have an opportunity to change Greece": Tsakalotos 20

“We have an opportunity to change Greece”: Tsakalotos

Greece’s Finance Minister, Euclid Tsakalotos speaking at a SYRIZA event at the Congress Hall Germanos in Thessaloniki on Saturday, said to the audience that his government has “ an opportunity to change…

Greek economy recovering says Budget Office 22

Greek economy recovering says Budget Office

The Head of the Parliamentary Budget Office, Fragkiskos Koutentakis said on Thursday that the Greek economy is slowly returning to growth with rising employment and wages. These were the conclusions of the…

Rent subsidy for over 300,000 Greek families 24

Rent subsidy for over 300,000 Greek families

Alternate Social Solidarity Minister, Theano Fotiou said on Monday during a radio interview that more than 300,000 families will receive a rent subsidy, as part of the Government budget package of positive…

Former Greek Prime Minister to be investigated 26

Former Greek Prime Minister to be investigated

Greece’s anti-money laundering authority will be investigating the bank accounts of Former Prime Minister Costas Simitis and members of his family, as well as two ministers in the Greek government of 2003,…

Greek and Russian business community discuss export agenda 30

Greek and Russian business community discuss export agenda

Energy, metallurgy and financial sectors were among the agenda items yesterday at a meeting of members of the Greek-Russian Business Council at the offices of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV), where…

Greece ranks number 1 in terms of investment says EU 32

Greece ranks number 1 in terms of investment says EU

The European Commission Vice President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness Jyrki Katainen said on Thursday that Greece ranks first among EU countries in terms of the investments triggered relative to its…