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BRUSSELS (dpa-AFX) - Greece's industrial production growth eased sharply in November after accelerating in the previous month, figures from the Hellenic Statistical Office showed Monday. Industrial production rose a working-day-adjusted 2.3...
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New York Times  Jan 5  Comment 
Panagiota Roupa was the leader of Revolutionary Struggle, which was involved in a string of attacks, including one on the United States Embassy in Athens.
Forbes  Jan 5  Comment 
The 'Greek Freak' has officially arrived after making his first buzzer-beating, game-winning shot. Now he plans on lifting the Bucks into the playoffs with his special talents.
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New York Times  Jan 3  Comment 
As the head of the Greek Catholic Church in Jerusalem, he was charged with smuggling arms to help Palestinians. The Vatican helped secure his release.
New York Times  Jan 2  Comment 
Monsignor Hilarion Capucci, 94, was a Greek Melkite Catholic archbishop in Jerusalem when Israel convicted him in 1976 of using his diplomatic status to smuggle arms to Palestinian militants in the West Bank.  Jan 2  Comment 
BRUSSELS (dpa-AFX) - Greece's manufacturing sector shrunk for a fourth consecutive month in December, but at a slower pace, survey results from IHS Markit showed Monday. The seasonally adjusted Markit Greece Manufacturing Purchasing...


Greece ranked 42nd in the list of countries by GDP per capita, with $339.2 billion GDP in 2009 estimates. Its economy is dominated by the public sector, which accounts for approximately 40% of its GDP, followed by the tourism industry that accounts for 15% of GDP. Other important sectors include food processing, tobacco, textiles, chemicals (including refineries), pharmaceuticals, cement, glass, telecommunication and transport equipment.[1] Ever since Greece joined the EU, it became a major beneficiary of EU aid. On top of that, the replacement of drachma to the Euro currency gives Greece the access to competitive loan rates and also to low rates of the Eurobond market. This improved consumer spending dramatically, boosting economic growth to approximately 4% per year between 2003 and 2007.[2]

Greece's sovereign debt crisis Greece was not spared from the international financial crisis. In 2010, a burgeoning government deficit (12.7% of GDP) and mounting public debt (113% of GDP in 2009) led to concerns about Greece defaulting.


  1. TDS - Greece, Europe
  2. CIA World Fact Book 2010

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