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IOBE: Consumer, business confidence slightly up in May; negligible impact of campaign bonus by Tsipras govt

Panos - Jun 04, 2019

A slightly improved economic climate was recorded in Greece last month, compared with April 2019, with relevant consumer and business confidence indexes, nevertheless, still moving at a…

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IOBE forecast: Greek GDP up by 2% in 2018; 2.4% in 2019

Panos - Oct 24, 2018

The Athens-based Foundation for Economic & Industrial Research (IOBE) on Wednesday forecast a GDP growth rate in Greece next year of around 2 percent this year, rising…

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IOBE measures worsening econ sentiment in Greece in Sept. 2018

Panos - Oct 02, 2018

The Athens-based Foundation for Economic & Industrial Research (IOBE) on Monday announced a noteworthy decrease in Greece's economic sentiment index for September 2018, dropping to 101.3 points…

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IOBE predicts Greek GDP growth of 2% in 2018

Panos - Jul 12, 2018

The Athens-based Foundation for Economic & Industrial Research (IOBE) on Wednesday forecast a GDP growth rate for Greece in 2018 at 2 percent, a figure cited in…

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IOBE study: Use of ‘plastic’ rather than cash ups VAT collection in Greece by 50% in 2017

Panos - Jul 05, 2018

The skyrocketing use of debit and credit cards in Greece – especially in the wake of imposed capital controls in June 2015 – has dramatically improved tax…

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IOBE: Econ sentiment in Greece drops in March 2018 after several months of successive hikes

Panos - Apr 04, 2018

The Foundation for Economic & Industrial Research's (IOBE) economic sentiment index for March receded to 99.8, after several months of successive increases. The index during the previous…

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IOBE study: Entrepreneurship among young businesspeople falls in 2016

Panos - Dec 19, 2017

Entrepreneurship among young adults in Greece again fell in 2016, according to a recent study by the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE), which was unveiled…

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Improved econ sentiment in Greece recorded in July

Panos - Aug 02, 2017

The Greek economic sentiment index rose in July to 98.2 points, up from 94 points in June, the highest level since February 2015, the Athens-based Foundation for…

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IOBE: Thessaloniki port authority privatization to benefit economy by up to 1.6 bln€ over 10 years

Panos - Jun 23, 2017

The Athens-based Foundation for Economic & Industrial Research (IOBE) has calculated additional benefits for the Greek economy of up to 1.6 billion euros over a 10-year period…

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Consumer confidence down, says IOBE

makis - Apr 01, 2016

The Federation for Economic & Industrial Research (IOBE) said the economic climate index in Greece has plummeted by 7 points to 90.1 from 97.3 compared to the…

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Greek economic sentiment index up in January, says IOBE

makis - Feb 01, 2016

Greek economic sentiment index rose significantly at 91.6 points in January, from 87.1 in December, but remained below a 95.9 point level recorded in January 2015, according…

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Greek economy to shrink by 1.5 pct this year, IOBE

makis - Jan 21, 2016

The Greek economy will return from negative to positive growth rates in the middle of 2016 for an annual recession rate of 1.5 pct this year, Nikos…