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Greek Daily News 28/11/2023

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ECONOMY

-Taxpayers in Greece will be faced with high taxes and soaring prices in 2024, Naftemporiki reported. July 2024 is the “champion” month in terms of receipts, when revenues of approximately 6.7 billion euros should flow into the public coffers.

-In the European Union in 2022, workers aged 20 to 64 worked an average of 37.5 hours per week, with the highest average weekly working hours recorded in Greece (41 hours), according to comparative data by Eurostat and OECD. The average gross salary in Greece stood at €1,034 in July.

-The Institute of Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP) of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels estimates that the direct effects on the hotel businesses of Thessaly and Rhodes from the summer floods and fires, respectively, are calculated at 95 million euros (in terms of lost revenue.)

-Almost one in three children (27.1%) is at risk of poverty in Greece, according to the National Center for Social Solidarity (EKKA).