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Archive - Mar 29, 2011

Imported fodder inflates the price of animal origin goods in Greece

29 March 2011 / 21:03:04  
If farmers have to pay more for fodders, the price of meat, eggs, milk and all other animal products produced in Greece is increasing. The government decided to 'cast a glance' at pricing and to support local production. But are the rules of the market economy observed?

Standard & Poor's too lowered after Moody's the credit rating by two points

29 March 2011 / 19:03:39  
Тhe world's biggest credit rating agency downgraded Greece to BB- from BB+ with a negative outlook and a possibility of further lowering by one or two points.

The government settled with the civil servants fund, but pharmacists do not give free medications

29 March 2011 / 18:03:05  
"It is unacceptable pharmacists to continue their protests," said the Minister of Health Andreas Loverdos and announced that the government has paid part of its debt to the civil servants’ social security fund (OPAD), which owes millions to pharmacists. Loverdos stated that the payments to the pharmacists will begin tomorrow and they have no reason to continue to protest and not to give free medications to patients insured in OPAD.

There are no reforms in Greece, but small set ups, says a former finance minister

29 March 2011 / 13:03:17  
The real state deficit in Greece is over 13% of the GDP despite the tough economic measures, estimated the former Minister of Finance Alekos Papadopoulos. He supports profound reforms, real privatizations and elections in the form of a referendum.