Greece and Europe: Worries about the future

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The talks have stalled between Greece and its international creditors, causing uncertainty both in Greece and Europe, and indeed around the world. All eyes are now on the referendum which Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has called for next Sunday. 

Greece is a founding member of the OECD, which has been working to support Greece’s structural reform efforts throughout the crisis, with a focus on reforms in areas such as wholesale trade, media markets, construction, banking, and services, as well as reforms to labour markets, pensions and public procurement. On 17 June Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis met with OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría to discuss progress. 

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Economic data

GDP growth: -9.8% Q2/Q1 2020 2020
Consumer price inflation: 1.3% Sep 2020 annual
Trade (G20): -17.7% exp, -16.7% imp, Q2/Q1 2020
Unemployment: 7.3% Sep 2020
Last update: 10 Nov 2020

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