Parliamentary Budget Office: Greek economy on positive track in Q4 2019

Α Decrease font Enlarge font
Parliamentary Budget Office: Greek economy on positive track in Q4 2019The primary surplus for 2019 rose to 6,355 billion euros, close to the level of the 2018 numbers of 6,640 billion euros

The Greek economy is on a positive track, head of the Parliament's Budget Office Frangiskos Koutentakis said on Thursday, ANA reports.

Speaking ahead of negotiations of the government with its social partners, Koutentakis said that the fourth quarter of 2019 results quelled concerns expressed earlier over unfavorable factors and the effect of the rise in the minimum wage on the budget. This must be taken into consideration during negotiations of the Greek government with its social partners on another readjustment of the minimum wages, he said.

RELATED TOPICS: GreeceGreek tourism newsTourism in GreeceGreek islandsHotels in GreeceTravel to GreeceGreek destinationsGreek travel marketGreek tourism statisticsGreek tourism report

Photo Source: Wikimedia Commons License: CC-BY-SA Copyright: George Voudouris

Tornos
  1. 29/05 22:06

    How ancient Greeks regarded India’s Caste system in 300 BC

  2. 29/05 21:07

    “Trip to Greece” film promotes destination in most critical tourist phase

  3. 29/05 20:40

    Greek train services expand while iconic routes at Pelion and Kalavryta restart

  4. 29/05 15:34

    Celestyal: Reopening of cruise sector to follow adoption of EU rules

  5. 29/05 13:39

    Greece to open its borders for inbound flights to these 29 countries from June 15

  6. 29/05 11:23

    International Documentary Festival on Castellorizo island on August 23-30

  7. 28/05 20:22

    AP: Austria takes Covid-19 precautions as it awaits summer tourist season

  8. 28/05 20:06

    Muslims pray in front of Hagia Sophia to revert historic monument into Mosque

  9. 28/05 19:47

    Brookings webinar with Greek PM on Greece’s COVID-19 response (video)

  10. 28/05 19:41

    Greek government's plan on re-opening of tourism sets five priorities

  11. 28/05 19:18

    AP: Europeans soak up the sun but Coronavirus travel rules a puzzle

  12. 28/05 19:04

    US to donate €2.9 million for refugee unaccompanied minors in Greece

  13. 28/05 18:23

    Greek police forces in Evros to be reinforced by 400 officers

  14. 28/05 18:12

    Greek Tourism Minister: Our target is to be ready to welcome every tourist

  15. 28/05 18:02

    AP: EasyJet and American Airlines to reduce workforce amid Covid-19

  16. 28/05 16:22

    PM: Greece secured €32 billion as a result of the government's consistent work

  17. 28/05 16:00

    COVID-19 Observatory: Greece's good course even more firmly established

  18. 28/05 15:41

    No coronavirus lockdown Swedish tourists welcome on Cyprus yet

  19. 28/05 14:56

    Health Minister: Single management and protocols for all Greek islands

  20. 28/05 14:42

    European Best Destinations: Monolithi Beach in Greece the safest in the whole of Europe

  21. 28/05 13:12

    WTTC presents first global safety stamp for 'Safe Travels' protocols around the world

  22. 28/05 01:37

    Greek firm concludes first phase of construction works in Agia Napa Marina

  23. 28/05 01:24

    Greek island medical staff being trained to deal with potential coronavirus cases

  24. 28/05 01:11

    GNTO and National Theatre in Athens to promote cultural tourism in Greece

  25. 28/05 00:34

    Greek Prime Minister welcomes European Commission aid proposal of €750 billion

  26. 27/05 23:40

    Aegean airline resumes foreign flights from Thessaloniki June 15

  27. 27/05 22:12

    Athens Open Air Film Festival offers unforgettable nights to movie fans

  28. 27/05 21:55

    European Union Covid-19 Recovery Fund to allocate €33.4 billion to Greece

  29. 27/05 20:53

    No new deaths from coronavirus pandemic in Greece since Tuesday

  30. 27/05 20:19

    Greece to invest its portion of the EU Recovery Fund 'prudently and responsibly'

  31. 27/05 19:27

    Telegraph praises Greece for moving early and decisively to keep Covid-19 out

  32. 27/05 16:35

    The New Orthodox Observer multimedia content now completely online

  33. 27/05 16:25

    Cyprus pledges to cover costs for coronavirus-hit tourists and families

  34. 27/05 13:19

    Greek doctors: Vitamin D levels correlate to outcomes in coronavirus cases

  35. 27/05 13:15

    Latin America’s largest airline Latam filed for bankruptcy

  36. 27/05 11:59

    Unstable weather to continue in Greece during the next 24 hours

  37. 26/05 23:03

    Greek cruise operator Celestyal Cruises stops all voyages until July 30

  38. 26/05 22:34

    Cyprus ends 14-day coronavirus quarantine in tourism re-opening

  39. 26/05 22:08

    CNN joins World Tourism Organization on #traveltomorrow campaign

  40. 26/05 21:41

    Discover “Lovers’ Cave” only 36km from the centre of Athens

  41. 26/05 21:15

    International Air Transport Association chief at media briefing on COVID-19

  42. 26/05 20:15

    Greece's Piraeus becomes top container port in entire Mediterranean

  43. 26/05 19:23

    Greece records ten new coronavirus cases throughout the country

  44. 26/05 19:06

    Greek PM to Bild: We will open tourism to countries with similar Covid-19 data

  45. 26/05 18:56

    Survey: One in three Greeks will always carry antiseptic from now on

  46. 26/05 16:37

    US airline shows strong interest in more flights to Greece

  47. 26/05 15:49

    Grecotel hotel chain sends message of optimism for tourism this summer

  48. 26/05 15:30

    FM: Greece has proved that it can protect our borders, the borders of Europe

  49. 26/05 12:55

    Deutsche Welle: Germany prepares to open up to 31 European countries on 15 June

  50. 25/05 23:04

    Admire rare “horseshoe cloud” from the sky of Crete

  51. 25/05 22:10

    AP: Repatriated Cypriots cause rise in coronavirus cases after lockdown eases

  52. 25/05 22:04

    Endowment for Orthodoxy and Hellenism Scholarship available by Faith

  53. 25/05 21:10

    Greek Minister: 'We don't want a summer without culture'

  54. 25/05 20:41

    Weather to change with rain, winds and hail in Greece till end of the week

  55. 25/05 20:29

    UNWTO President issues special message to celebrate Africa Day on May 25

  56. 25/05 20:28

    MIT Professor interview: Greece on good coronavirus recovery path

  57. 25/05 19:48

    Greek islands and ferries open and ready for big first wave of tourists in Greece

  58. 25/05 18:02

    Greek PM: Results in tourism will be better than expected

  59. 25/05 17:44

    Greek Finance Minιster: 'We are not discussing cuts to wages and pensions'

  60. 25/05 16:10

    German airline Lufthansa to resume flights to Greece in mid-June

  61. 25/05 15:59

    AP: German government fund greenlights €9 billion in aid to Lufthansa

  62. 25/05 15:13

    Transport Minister: Thessaloniki metro will delivered in 2023 according to schedule

  63. 25/05 13:33

    Five exotic Greek beaches with crystal clear waters

  64. 25/05 13:11

    Social distancing and masks recommended as Cyprus relaxes coronavirus restrictions

  65. 25/05 11:19

    Primary schools and kindergartens to reopen in Greece on June 1st

  66. 24/05 14:11

    Day-care centers for the elderly and disabled children to reopen in Greece on Monday

  67. 24/05 14:06

    Athens City plan to ban traffic over the summer and give center to pedestrians

  68. 24/05 13:48

    Three new cases of the coronavirus in Greece during last 24 hours

  69. 24/05 13:30

    Travelling to all Greek islands resumes on Monday

  70. 24/05 11:13

    Cafes, restaurants open for business in Athens on Monday

  71. 23/05 14:05

    Minister: Number of migrants on islands decreases by 15% in Greece after initiatives

  72. 23/05 14:00

    Greek travel receipts fell by 71% in March

  73. 23/05 13:54

    European Aviation Safety Agency guidelines welcomed by airline industry

  74. 23/05 13:50

    Greek and Israeli Presidents assure they will continue working closely together

  75. 23/05 13:45

    Moody's report: Covid-19 a temporary shock for the Greek economy

  76. 23/05 13:41

    Airports Council International and IATA present roadmap for aviation industry restart

  77. 23/05 13:37

    Passenger traffic at Greek airports dropped 99% in April due to coronavirus

  78. 23/05 13:33

    Greek government announces plan to boost the economy and labor

  79. 23/05 13:23

    International Air Transport Association Board declares principles for sector re-start

  80. 23/05 11:12

    Ministry of Tourism announces directions for reopening Greek hotels and campings

  81. 22/05 14:07

    Greek Finance Minister content with 6th Enhanced Surveillance Report on Greece

  82. 22/05 13:04

    Greek PM: We won the battle for health and we will win the battle for the economy

  83. 22/05 11:46

    Greek Minister: No worry about reopening to tourism

  84. 22/05 11:14

    Greek Prime Minister: We will not leave the people of art unprotected

  85. 22/05 11:01

    Minister: Greek government aims at bridge program for social cohesion

  86. 21/05 21:20

    Greek capital of Athens to get a drive-in cinema again

  87. 21/05 20:10

    Greece ranks 2nd in the world in “Blue Flags” (video)

  88. 21/05 19:54

    Greek Prime Minister announces €24 billion package to restart economy (video)

  89. 21/05 19:28

    Greece continues weekly relaxation of coronavirus lockdown measures

  90. 21/05 19:08

    Greek tourism bodies: Measures for sector in right direction, more will be required

  91. 21/05 18:07

    Greek Tourism Minister: No mandatory tests throughout Greece for visitors from abroad

  92. 21/05 17:13

    EU awards to Greek cities of Karditsa and Rethymno for safe walking and cycling

  93. 21/05 17:05

    Greek Minister: Government working on a plan to help Aegean Airlines

  94. 21/05 16:40

    Bank of Greece: ECB bought €3.3 billion in bonds in secondary market

  95. 21/05 15:22

    Transport Minister: Athens metro line 3 to reach suburb of Nikea in early July

  96. 21/05 14:22

    Greek hoteliers' head: Measures announced by government first step for restarting tourism sector

  97. 21/05 13:18

    PM: Greece is even better for investment now than it was five months ago

  98. 21/05 12:17

    Global media focus on Greece fully opening tourism season

  99. 20/05 21:10

    International Air Transport Association presents layered approach for sector re-start

  100. 20/05 16:45

    European Council approves SURE Program to boost employment