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Souvlaki saved! Competition Commission stops price increase

The Greek souvlaki is saved. Greece’s Competition Commission has reportedly intervene in order to stop the price increases that were apparently due as of May 1, 2019. Responding to press reports that Greeks’ favorite fast food, the Souvlaki, will be sold at 3 euros from €2.2 currently, the Competition Commission …

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Greek gov’t to go to May elections with VAT and income tax reductions

The Greek government is reportedly preparing a package of positive measures to sweeten voters ahead of the European an municipality elections in May. The package may include reduction in direct and indirect taxes, including the unified property tax ENFIA. According to Greek media, the package of measures that allegedly focus …

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Social and political outrage around MEP candidate with special needs

A social and political outrage sparked on Tuesday, after Alternate Health Minister Pavlos Polakis accused an New Democracy candidate for the European Parliament of making use of disability provisions in order to get a job in the public sector as he is a person with special needs. 34-year-old Stelios Kymbouropoulos …

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Greece’s budget records a primary surplus 4.4% of GDP in 2018

The Greek economy recorded a primary surplus of 4.4 pct of GDP, or 8.149 billion euros, in 2018, Hellenic Statistical Authority said in a report sent to Eurostat in the framework of the excessive deficit procedure. The statistics service confirmed that the government exceeded its goals for a primary budget …

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