Greece’s economy is growing again for the first time in six years, according to figures released by Eurostat on Friday. The austerity measures imposed on the country has seen a fifth of its economy removed in terms of GDP since 2008.
Our business reporter Graeme Wearden says: “The growth figures are quite notable – Greece grew as fast as the UK in the first three months of 2014, and also in the third quarter (it slowed a bit in Q2). So arguably people should feel some difference.
“However, the unemployment rate is still near a record high at over 25%, and it fell deeper into deflation in October, so it’s not a normal recovery.”
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