Trailing Tsipras govt eyes money from massive primary budget surplus for tax breaks, welfare spending
A mammoth primary budget surplus - 4.4 percent of GDP for 2018 - combined with two elections next month, the first in Greece since September 2015, will, by all accounts, generate a spending and mild tax-breaks package by the Tsipras government immediately after Orthodox Easter.
'Electric shock' after PPC announces massive 2018 losses
Ernst & Young auditors this week referred to substantial “concern” over the fate of Greece’s dominant electricity utility, the state-run and ATHEX-listed Public Power Corp. (PPC), after Tuesday’s annual results showed hundreds of millions of euros in losses for 2018.
Greece submits candidacy for re-election to IMO category A council for 2019-20 period
Greece has submitted a national candidacy for its re-election to the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) category A council for the upcoming 2019-2020 biennium.