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Greek economic growth and job creation to accelerate in 2019, says IMF

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) first post-programme monitoring report focused on achieving the goal of fiscal balancing in the Greek economy and noted that this effort should be made within the framework of medium-term fiscal targets agreed between Greece and its European partners.

Greek merchant fleet contracted for 2018

The Greek merchant fleet has shown a minor decline in 2018. The number of vessels registered under the Greek flag were diminished as compared to the 2017 data. According to recent data, the number of Greek flagged vessels reached 671 in…

Greece will lower taxes on dividends by 33 percent

Greece is cutting taxes on dividends by 33 percent, hoping to draw investors and provide some relief for companies, which have complained about overtaxation since Greece’s debt crisis nearly a decade ago.

Greek economy grew 1.9 pct in 2018

The Greek economy grew by 1.9 pct in 2018, with the country's GDP totaling 190.8 billion euros, from 187.2 billion in 2017, Hellenic Statistical Authority said in a report released on Thursday.