Christos Staikouras

Return to normality will be gradual, says FinMin

"The Greek government is working with a plan, method and flexibility to lead the country out of the health crisis and to enter an orbit of high, sustainable, smart growth without any exclusions, laying the foundations for a future of prosperity, opportunities and possibilities for the next generations," Finance Minister Christos Staikouras said in Parliament on Friday.

Sixth phase of loans in March

Finance Minister Christos Staikouras announced on Thursday that the ministry is preparing a sixth round of state loans to enterprises and the self-employed professionals, known as the "Deposit To Be Returned," in March, based on turnover and incomes in the January-March period.