As they said, illegal and uninsured work reigns, while unemployment rates have rocketed.
Indicatively in Thessaloniki, unemployment has reached 36%, while in Evros the unemployment rate is 40% and the market is almost dead as Greeks are shopping from Bulgaria. In Giannitsa and Pella, unemployment has reached 56%.
Six out of 10 businesses haven’t paid their employees for three months up to 16. In Drama, with 50% unemployment, lumberjacks, a profession which once flourished, are not working as Greeks are buying wood from Bulgaria. In Komotini, unemployment has reached 46%.
From the 100 factories out of 2,000, there are only four left. From the 17,000 employees, there are only 800 left and are unpaid, while in Serres with 42% unemployment, employees go to Bulgaria to work because of the better wages there.