Category: economy


Capital controls to be eased further

The government is considering further easing of the capital controls it imposed 32 months ago, Skai Radio reported on Friday. In cooperation with the Bank of Greece, the Finance Ministry is planning for bank customers to be allowed to withdraw 2,300 euros from each account each month, up from the current ceiling of 1,800 euros. […]

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Greek Hoteliers Send Minister Notes on Tourism Bill

Greek hoteliers are calling on Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura to re-examine a series of revisions to a draft bill which includes a provision on special tourism infrastructure. Titled “Modifications for the Modernization of the Institutional Framework Regulating the Tourism Sector”, the 31-article bill aims to lay out the guidelines and bring legislation covering tourism-related issues up to […]

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Greek exports up 15.5 pct in November 2017

Greek exports jumped 15.5 pct in November 2017 while imports grew 4.0 pct in the month, with the country’s trade deficit shrinking by 11.5 pct, official figures showed on Monday. Hellenic Statistical Authority, in a monthly report, said that the value of import-arrivals totaled 4.053 billion euros in November from 3.897 billion in November 2016, […]

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