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  1. Exports see billion-euro slump in May

    The pandemic has interrupted the growth course of Greek exports, but it also served to close the gap in the trade balance due to the slump in imports too.

  2. Fewer job losses than OECD average

    Employment in Greece will suffer a 3.8% decline in the coming months, with the jobless rate increasing by 2.3 percentage points, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) projects.

  3. Lost year for holiday homes

    This year appears to be a lost one for the holiday homes market, after sale prices had started climbing in 2019 and the first couple of months of this year.

  4. Brussels revises Greek recession forecast to 9%

    The European Commission has adjusted its estimate about this year’s economic contraction in Greece, as in its summer forecasts published on Tuesday it now points to a 9% drop throughout 2020, against a forecasted 9.7% decline in the spring.

  5. Greek police net over 28 kg of cocaine in Athens

    More than 28 kilos of cocaine of the highest purity from Latin America were seized on Monday night in an operation by the police narcotics unit in Athens. 

  6. ATHEX: Benchmark falls below 650 points

    Bank stocks led the Greek bourse decline on Tuesday as the prospect of freezing debts to lenders for the rest of the year weighed on the credit sector.

  7. German Pavilion at TIF to host 56 companies

    The national German Pavilion at the 2020 Thessaloniki International Fair, where Germany will be the Honored Country, has been fully booked and will host a total of 56 companies, the German-Greek Chamber of Commerce and Industry announced on Tuesday. 

  8. Athens prosecutor thwarts attempt to bring new Mati charges

    The Athens prosecutor’s office has rejected a request by a magistrate investigating the catastrophic wildfire in the seaside town of Mati, eastern Attica, in 2018 to bring new felony charges of exposing people to danger against employees of the Greek Fire Service and the General Secretariat for Civil Protection, it emerged on Tuesday. 

  9. Compromise and honorable understanding

    There’s an ocean separating what Greeks understand by the term “compromise” and what is understood in other parts of the West.

  10. Democracy prevails

    History has taught us that political interventions in the media do more harm to the people attempting them than good.

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