The Greek Finance Ministry said the economy reached a current account surplus in 2013, the first time it has reached that benchmark in 66 years,
ATHENS — Several thousand protesters joined a demonstration in central Athens on Feb. 18 after the Health Ministry ordered the closure of the country’s entire […]
Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’ “success story” for Greece’s economic recovery has bypassed the steel industry with the coming shutdown of the country’s steel industry.
A decision on whether crisis-stricken Greece gets more financial aid or debt relief won’t be made until “after the summer,” Eurozone chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem said.
Former Greek Premier George Papandreou, says it was his sticking to austerity that created a primary surplus now showing up for PM Antonis Samaras.
Already controlling Piraeus, China wants Greece’s stake in Athens’ airport to make it a hub for European travel and entry point for Chinese tourists and businessmen.
While Premier Antonis Samaras said Greece doesn’t need any more aid because it has a surplus, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has nixed it anyway.
If he comes to power, SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras said he would do away with the terms of two bailouts of $325 billion from the Troika.
With critical May elections looming as his ruling New Democracy has fallen behind in polls, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said the country’s primary surplus – not counting interest on debt and a slew of other costs – passed 1.5 billion euros.
Greek Administrative Reform Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, charged with slashing a public workforce bloated with generations of political hires said he’s accomplished that mission ahead of time.