PM: Greek economy ‘recovering remarkably’ with growth to surpass 7%

PM: Greek economy 'recovering remarkably' with growth to surpass 7%The prime minister confirmed that “all the big tech firms”, like Microsoft which had invested heavily in data centers in the country, “are looking at Greece now”

The impressive recovery of the Greek economy in recent years, as well as tensions with Turkey and migration, were the focus of an interview given by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to Lally Weymouth of the Washington Post under the headline “Greece was in deep trouble. How did it right the ship?”

In the interview published on Wednesday, Mitsotakis highlighted the country’s greatly improved economic prospects, noting: “The future is bright”.

“Overall, [the economy] is recovering remarkably. I expect the growth rate to exceed 7 percent in 2021 and to exceed 5 percent in 2022…My aim is to make Greece the success story of the eurozone,” he said, adding that unemployment was coming down and young Greeks were now coming home.

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