Greece Denies Postponing Bond Issue Due to Italy Crisis

Greece on Wednesday denied reports that the planned issue of a 10-year government bond had been postponed, pointing out that no decision to issue...

Greek Lawmakers to See Bailout Bill on Friday

A draft omnibus bill containing all the measures needed to conclude the fourth and final review of Greece's financial adjustment programme will be tabled...

EU’s Juncker: ‘I am Proud We Stood Up for Greece’

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has told an economic forum in Brussels that Greece will soon leave its bailout program. Juncker was speaking at the...

One-in-Two Greek Businesses ‘Breaking Tax Laws’

One-in-two Greek businesses audited in the first quarter of 2018 were found to have committed some kind of tax offense, according to the Independent...

Poor Economy Preventing Young Greeks from Starting a Family

Young Greeks wanting to raise a family are being thwarted by the bad state of the economy and unemployment. A report by the Athens-Macedonian News...

IMF Likely to Assume ‘Advisory’ Role After Greek Bailout Ends

Nobody is discussing the possibility of extending the Greek programme after Aug. 20, Greece's representative at the IMF Michalis Psalidopoulos has said. Speaking to the...

Eurozone Eyeing ‘Credible’ Greece Debt Relief, Says Centeno

Eurozone lenders will put together a debt-relief deal for Greece that will be credible to markets and involve a rescheduling of loans from the...

Greek-American Trade Body Asks Trump to Reconsider Steel Tariffs

Controversial steel and aluminum tariffs imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump this week have been condemned by the Greek-American Chamber of Commerce. In a statement, the...

China Complains over Picketing at Piraeus Port

Picketing of a Chinese-run cargo terminal at Piraeus this week, has sparked diplomatic tensions between Athens and Beijing. Greek media reports on Friday claimed China's...

Bank of Greece Says Bad Loans Declined in 2017

Non-performing loans (NPLs) fell in 2017 and credit risk is down compared with previous quarters, but a further decline will depend on developments in Greece's...

Greece Expects Record 32M Tourists in 2018, Says Tsipras

Greece's tourism industry is expected to draw 32 million visitors in 2018, in what will be a record year for the sector, Prime Minister...

Greek Unemployment Remains High, Despite Eurozone Decline

Greek unemployment remains among the highest in the eurozone, it was revealed on Thursday. Although official data from Eurostat showed eurozone unemployment fell to 8.5...

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