Draft budget

Greek 2020 draft budget to envisage growth rates of 2.0 pct in 2019 and 2.8 pct in 2020

The Greek draft budget for 2020 will envisage an economic growth rate of 2.8 pct after a 2.0 pct growth rate in 2019, according to the assessment report of macroeconomic forecasts drafted and released by Hellenic Fiscal Council on Monday.


“Greece continues to stress the need to finalise the Prespes agreement” says government spokesman

Welcoming the strong ‘yes’ vote in favour of the Prespes Agreement during the referendum held in neighbouring FYROM, Greek government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos on Monday said the Greek government will continue to support the need for the deal to come into force “with sobriety, wisdom and a sense of national duty”.