Hellenic Fiscal Council

Draft budget sees 2020 growth at 2.8 pct, unemployment down to 15.6 pct

The Finance Ministry's 2020 draft budget, which will be tabled in Parliament on Monday, foresees the Greek economy growing by 2 percent this year and 2.8 percent in 2020, the Hellenic Fiscal Council has said in a report endorsing the Finance Ministry's projections.

Gov't receives triple warning

The Hellenic Fiscal Council and the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) warned the government on Wednesday about the threat of stagnation in the economy without the implementation of reforms, along with the threat of fiscal problems in the future from state-guaranteed loans.