As personal incomes decline, Greeks are increasingly reluctant to part with what little money they have...further curbing economic growth. The deflationary trend really kicked in in November. Consumer prices then were 3% down year on year.
Greece wants Germany to pay hundreds of billions of euros in WWII reparations. President Frank-Walter Steinmeier apologized for Nazi crimes, but Berlin maintains it has paid enough to Greece.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has been described as the lender of last resort for countries in financial distress. But the stiff medicine doled out by the fund is still subject to huge controversy.
EU officials have praised Greece as it emerges from the biggest bailout in economic history. But is it a cause for celebration for the Greek people? DW put that question to EU Economy Commissioner Pierre Moscovici.
Greece will exit its stability program on Monday. How has the Greek economy developed since austerity was imposed in 2010? And is Greece prepared to meet the budgetary targets? A data analysis provides answers.
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