Thursday April 2, 2015 Search
Weather | Athens
14o C
09o C
News
Business
Comment
Life
Sports
Community
Survival Guide
Greek Edition
Fiscal balance requires growth

Despite the stability which has been achieved on the fiscal front in Greece and in the countrys current accounts, the risk that the economy will fail to secure sustainable and robust growth rates remains, according to a study on the reforms that have not been implemented.

The report, compiled by the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE) and the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), which was presented on Tuesday in Athens, argued that a strong potential for substantial reforms has not been consolidated in Greece.

IOBE general director Nikos Vettas stressed that the economys competitiveness has improved by taking the easy way, not the hard and long road, in recent years, pointing to the decline in labor costs and the reduction of the trade deficit via sliding imports.

ekathimerini.com , Tuesday May 20, 2014 (22:26)  
ECB raises ELA limit by 700 mln euros
Attica office market sees no end to crisis-linked drop in demand
Stathakis prefers PPPs for the concession of regional airports
One-off takings help revenues
Samaras says hed join alliance to keep Greece in euro
As Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras struggles to secure a financial bailout to stay in the euro zone, his chief rival said hes open to offering a political rescue. Opposition leader Anto...
Jailed ex-ministers wife escapes from custody at mental health unit
Viki Stamati, the wife of jailed ex-Defense Minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos, has escaped from custody at the Dromokaeiteio mental health facility, authorities said on Thursday morning. Stamati...
Inside News
BASKETBALL
AEK could get a wild card to the Euroleague
AEK shows capable of climbing as high as third in the Basket League, as its 16-point home win over third-placed Aris on Sunday confirmed it can challenge both Aris and PAOK to the first spot...
SOCCER
Cyprus soccer eyes reunion after 60-year divorce
Turkish Cypriot soccer officials on Monday vowed to press ahead with attempts to reunite with the Cyprus Football Association, (CFA), triggering a political storm on the ethnically-split isl...
Inside Sports
COMMENTARY
Going his own way
While up until the last election we had become accustomed to referring to the coalition government led by Antonis Samaras as one featuring a split personality, no political psychoanalyst cou...
EDITORIAL
Righting the wrongs
A country that wants to move forward should study and deal with its past mistakes in a mature and responsible manner. Greece was hit by an unprecedented debt crisis and it came to the brink ...
Inside Comment
SPONSORED LINK: FinanzNachrichten.de
SPONSORED LINK: BestPrice.gr
RECENT NEWS
1. Samaras says hed join alliance to keep Greece in euro
2. Jailed ex-ministers wife escapes from custody at mental health unit
3. ECB raises ELA limit by 700 mln euros
4. Attica office market sees no end to crisis-linked drop in demand
5. Stathakis prefers PPPs for the concession of regional airports
6. One-off takings help revenues
more news
Today
This Week
1. Jailed ex-minister's wife escapes from custody at mental health unit
2. Samaras says hed join alliance to keep Greece in euro
3. Going his own way
4. Finance Ministry officials to discuss talks progress as EU pushes for action [Update]
5. Athens aims to tighten ties with Russia
6. Spike in migrants reaching Lesvos
Today
This Week
1. Next Monday is D-Day for state funds
2. Eurogroup unlikely to be held soon to discuss Greek reforms
3. Moscow expects progress from Tsipras visit
4. Amateur antics or overstepping the mark?
5. Greece optimistic on deal with euro area next week
6. ECB nerves fray on Greece as supervisors rile central bankers
Find us ...
... on
Twitter
... on Facebook
About us  |  Subscriptions  |  Advertising  |  Contact us  |  Athens Plus  |  RSS  |   
Copyright 2015, H KAΘHMEPINH All Rights Reserved.