Economia Blog

New reforms voted through by parliament in backdrop of protests

New reforms voted through by parliament in backdrop of protests

Christian J. Hadjipateras 16/01/2018 0
The Greek parliament yesterday voted through the latest set of reforms and austerity measures as protests took place across the country. It is expecte...
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“Greece in Europe”

“Greece in Europe”

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 15/01/2018 0
Greek politics is usually inward-looking, even more so than is the case with other countries. This is something of a paradox since the political life ...
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Fresh wave of strikes in protest at the latest reforms

Fresh wave of strikes in protest at the latest reforms

Christian J. Hadjipateras 15/01/2018 0
There is no public transport today (Monday January 15th) as workers once again go on strike following the latest reforms and austerity measures that a...
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Latest reforms submitted to parliament following talks

Latest reforms submitted to parliament following talks

Christian J. Hadjipateras 10/01/2018 1
The latest package of reforms, which was negotiated between government officials and its creditors, was submitted to parliament yesterday. The latest ...
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Greek government negotiate latest reforms with creditors

Greek government negotiate latest reforms with creditors

Christian J. Hadjipateras 09/01/2018 81
Officials of the Greek government were in talks with creditors last night until the early hours to conclude the latest measures needed in the latest b...
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Of EEZs and political high-wire walking

Of EEZs and political high-wire walking

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 08/01/2018 0
The debate over the exclusive economic zones (EEZ) in the ever-tumultuous Eastern Mediterranean never rests. Still, the tensions that lurk behind this...
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FYROM prime minister hints at progress being made over naming dispute

FYROM prime minister hints at progress being made over naming dispute

Christian J. Hadjipateras 08/01/2018 0
Ongoing talks between Greece and FYROM, aided by the United Nations, appear to be progressing according to FYROM’s prime minister. Negotiations, which...
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A tough few weeks in store for SYRIZA-led government

A tough few weeks in store for SYRIZA-led government

Christian J. Hadjipateras 04/01/2018 15
The Greek government is bracing itself for a difficult period as it prepares to implement various economic reforms over the next few weeks. A Eurozone...
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Hopes for the New Year: get real!

Hopes for the New Year: get real!

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 02/01/2018 17
Hopes for the New Year: get real!   Many hopes have been heaped on the New Year, 2018 – the year of a “clean exit” for the Greek economy from its su...
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New Democracy leader calls for change

New Democracy leader calls for change

Christian J. Hadjipateras 02/01/2018 0
New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has called for change on many fronts in his New Year message and called for 2018 to be a new starting po...
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Πρώτος σταθμός της επόμενης χρονιάς: οι Ιταλικές εκλογές

Πρώτος σταθμός της επόμενης χρονιάς: οι Ιταλικές εκλογές

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 29/12/2017 0
Πρώτος σταθμός της επόμενης χρονιάς:   οι Ιταλικές εκλογές   Αφού, λοιπόν, κατορθώνουμε να ξεφορτωθούμε το όχι-και-τόσον-σωτήριον έτος 2017, μια μ...
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Majority of Greeks skeptical of a clean slate post-bailout era

Majority of Greeks skeptical of a clean slate post-bailout era

Christian J. Hadjipateras 27/12/2017 0
The majority of Greeks appear to be pessimistic about the scenario of a clean slate when the next – and final – bailout program ends next summer, acco...
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Company to invest up to €300m in further boost to Greek property sector

Company to invest up to €300m in further boost to Greek property sector

Christian J. Hadjipateras 20/12/2017 0
A consortium comprising of a property development company at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)is planning a program with inv...
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ECB taken to court over decision to freeze funding to Greek banks

ECB taken to court over decision to freeze funding to Greek banks

Christian J. Hadjipateras 19/12/2017 0
The European Central Bank (ECB) is, according to Reuters, being sued over its decision to freeze funding to Greek banks during the peak of the financi...
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Greece continues to top Eurozone table for cash over e-payment

Greece continues to top Eurozone table for cash over e-payment

Christian J. Hadjipateras 18/12/2017 0
Despite e-payments being the preferred option for many countries, cash is still the number one option for Greeks according to a recent European Centra...
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Mixed signals

Mixed signals

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 18/12/2017 0
Mixed signals were given out over the near – as well as the not-so-near – future of the Greek economy. The yields of Greek bonds went sharply down, so...
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